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politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played