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apprehensive - fearful; discerning
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
horde - crowd; swarm
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement