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mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments