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drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
concise - brief and compact
trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension
hackneyed - commonplace; trite
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
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
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.