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reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
edifice - building (of imposing size)
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
genesis - beginning; origin
fashion - give shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay
nugatory - worthless; futile
swindler - cheater
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate