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retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
canto - division of a long poem
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
fertile - producing many young, fruits, or seeds; (of land) producing good crops; V. fertilize
propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
assent - agree; accept; N. assessment