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unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
adherent - supporter; follower