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disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
imbibe - drink in
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
provisional - tentative; temporary