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attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
bifurcated - divided into two branches; forked
alimentary - supplying nourishment
credence - belief
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote