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polarity - state of having two opposite qualities
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
quiver - tremble; shake; N.
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs