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encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
lackluster - lacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid