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pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
humility - humbleness of spirit
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold