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factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension
reinstate - restore to a previous condition or position
scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced