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::: untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
::: amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
::: monolithic - solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone
::: coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
::: astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
::: carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
::: pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
::: mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
::: oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
::: platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous