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selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
plumber - one who installs and repairs pipes and plumbing(pipes)
ambrosia - food of the gods
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald