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incisive - (appreciatively) cutting; sharp; Ex. incisive remarks; V. incise: make a cut into
supple - flexible; limber; pliant
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
capricious - unpredictable; fickle