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reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
awful - terrible; very bad
fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots
totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality