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voracious

-adj
-a huge appetite that cannot be satisfied

2

ravenous

-adj
-extremely hungry
-starving

3

callous

-adj
-emotionally hardened
-insensitive
-unfeeling

4

intrepid; undaunted

-adj
-corageous, resolute, fearless

5

nonchalant

-adj
-having an air of casual indifference
-coolly unconcerned
-composed, calm, cool, unconcerned

6

convoluted

-adj
-winding, twisting, and therefore difficult to understand
-intricate

7

itinerant

-adj ot noun
-traveling from place to place
-not sedentary
-a person who travels from place to placeq

8

poignant

-adj
-moving
-touching
-heartrending

9

impetus

-noun
-a stimulus or encouragement that results in increased activity
-motivation, drive

10

bucolic; rustic; pastoral

-adj
-charming, unspoiled countryside

11

equanimity

-noun
-calmness, compsure

12

unflappable

-adj
-even-tempered
-poise
-calm in crisis