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intrepid

characterized by resolute fearlessness, fortitude, and endurance fearless, bold, courageous, dauntless, doughty, gallant, gustsy, stout, stalwart, valiant, valorous, undaunted, brave

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itinerant

traveling from place to place traveling

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notorious

well known

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noxious

physically harmful or destructive to living beings, constituting a harmful influence on mind or behavior; insalubrious, noisome, unhealthy, sickly, unhealthful, unwholesome, disagreeable, obnoxious

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officious

meddlesome, kind obliging, dutiful, busy interfering, intruding, obtrusive, intrusive, presuming, snoopy, prying

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plight

an unfortunate, difficult, or precarious situation; solemnly given pledge, engagement; engage; unfavorable condition, situation or predicament

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rebuff

snub

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recalcitrant

obstinately defiant of authority or restraint; difficult to manage or operate; not responsive; resistant; balky, contrary, recusant, refractory, restive, unruly, defiant, insubordinate, intractable

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regale

to entertain sumptuously, feast with delicacies; to give pleasure or amusement to, delight, disport, divert, amuse, solace

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relinquish

withdraw or retreat from, leave behind, give up, release abandon, yield, cede, deliver, hand over, surrender

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scrupulous

having moral integrity, punctiliously exact; strict or careful in an ethical sense; conscionable, ethical, honest, just, principled

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spurious

FALSE

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subterfuge

escape or evade; deception, chicane, trickery, wile, artifice

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sullen

angrily silent

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surreptitious

acquired by stealth, clandestine stealthy, furtive, covert, sneak, secret, undercover

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symptom

sign

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terse

smoothly elegant, polished; using few words; devoid of superfluity; concise, short, brusque, aphoristic, apothegmatic, brief, capsule, compact, compendious, sententious, pithy, laconic, succinct, compact, elliptical pointed

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turbid

thick or opaque with roiled sediment, heavy with smoke or mist, deficient in clarity or purity, characterized by or producing obscurity; cloudy, muddy, riley, foul

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vacillate

to sway through lack of equilibrium; fluctuate, oscillate, waver in mind, dither, falter, halt, scruple, stagger, teeter, hesitate, wobble, indecisive

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vigilant

watchful

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vindictive

disposed to seek revenge; intended to cause anguish or hurt; vengeful, spiteful, hurt

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obstinate

perversely adhering to an opinion, purpose, or course in spite of reason, arguments, or persuasion; not easily subdued, remedied, or removed; adamant, dogged, headstrong