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redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
demeanor - behavior; bearing
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played