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stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
nauseous - causing nausea; feeling nausea
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
resolution - determination; resoluteness; ADJ. resolute: firm or determined in purpose