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pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator