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discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
titter - nervous giggle; nervous laugh; V.
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
flagrant - conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
generate - cause; produce; create
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding