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circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief