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quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
shrewd - clever; astute
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
isotope - varying from of an element
polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity