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alacrity

eagerness, willingness

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Celerity

swiftness, speed

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Summarily

immediately

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pensive

reflective

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contemplative

Reflective, introspective, meditative

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introspective

reflective about oneself, thoughtful

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indefatigable

tireless

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restive

tireless

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assiduous

diligent

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delineate

outline

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elucidate

to make clear

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obfuscate

to make more confusing

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lucid

clear

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limpid

clear

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pellucid

extremely clear

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loquacious

talkative

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voluble

talkative

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garrulous

annoyingly talkative

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gregarious

social

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taciturn

quiet

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serpentine

winding

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sinuous

winding

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tortuous

winding

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labyrinth

a maze

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labyrinthine

maze-like

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torrid

fast

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torpid

slow

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magnaminous

kind

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magnanimity

kindness and forgiveness

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magis

the best choice

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myriad

a multitude of

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Eloquentia Perfecta

pursuit of perfect eloquence

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zenith

peak

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apex

peak

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pinnacle

peak

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summit

peak

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acme

peak

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apogee

peak

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perigree

when the moon is closest to the earth

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nadir

bottom

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irrepressible

not able to be controlled or restrained

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arrogate

to claim or take without justification

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intrepid

brave

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indigenous

native

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terra firma

firm ground

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invariably

unconditionally

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autonomy

self-rule

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autonomous

self-ruling

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apartheid

separation of people based on race

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calculus

system of organizing/reasoning

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geopolitical

related to political power linked to region

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strife

hardship

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threshold

point of entry

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immutable

unchanging

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liminal

in-between

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omnipresent

common

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ubiquitous

common

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animate

to bring to life

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Diaspora

A dispersion of people from their homeland

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deracinate

to uproot

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vicissitudes

life stages

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vagaries

unpredictable changes

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quotidian

daily

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incrementally

bit by bit

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Archetype

traditional/overarching symbol

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Diction

word choice

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syntax

grammar and sentence structure

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tone

the author's attitude toward the subject

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ethos

appeal to character

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pathos

Appeal to emotion

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logos

appeal to reason

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symbiotically

working together

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axiomatic

obvious

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composition

the makeup of something

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cynosure

focal point

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latter

last-mentioned

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coherent

clear

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cogent

clear

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sacrosanct

sacred

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incendiary

controversial

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bevy

an array of

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aplomb

poise

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equaniminity

poise

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sangfroid

poise

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borne

emerging out of

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crystallizes

makes clear

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recursive

back and forth

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emancipated

freed

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ascertain

to figure out

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indubitably

without doubt

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