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profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
authenticate - prove genuine
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
unintimating - unfrightening
camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
license - official or legal permission; latitude of action or speech; excessive freedom that causes harm or damage; V.
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion