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insistent

insistent

/ˌɪnˈsɪstənt/
adjective
repetitive and persistent
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You were pretty insistent actually."

Sunstein and Thaler, when they wrote their book called "Nudge" were very insistent

You see this parallel path of insistent humanity, insistent dignity.

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deponent

deponent

/dɪpˈoʊnənt/
noun
a person who testifies or gives a deposition

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refulgent

refulgent

/ɹɪfˈʌldʒənt/
adjective
radiating or as if radiating light

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iridescent

iridescent

/ˌɪɹəˈdɛsənt/
adjective
varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles
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Or two, the predators had a harder time seeing the iridescent beetles, because they were better camouflaged.

This is very similar to how a morpho butterfly wing creates an iridescent blue.

Recall the bottomless blues of the Mate 20 Pro, the iridescent nebula of the P20 Pro.

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confident

confident

/ˈkɑnfədənt/
adjective
being certain about our plans, abilities, the future, etc. and believing that we can gain success
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His confident words were greeted with laughter by the other students.

and she actually helped me be more confident about body hair.

They say, "I am feeling more confident."

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sapient

sapient

/sˈæpiənt/
adjective
acutely insightful and wise
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So if you watched the last episode of Mystery Tech you will be familiar with Robo Lamo, the robo sapient.

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component

component

/kəmˈpoʊnənt/
noun
an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
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The components included a case that contained a battery and a sound-amplification device.

It's the most expensive component.

The final components are the keyboard and what's called the action.

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ebullient

ebullient

/ˌɪˈbəɫjənt/
adjective
joyously unrestrained

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truculent

truculent

/ˈtɹəkjəɫənt/
adjective
defiantly aggressive
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Trucks croon truculent anthems, all vitriolic twang and smarmy drawl.

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reticent

reticent

/ˈɹɛtɪsənt/
adjective
reluctant to draw attention to yourself
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Some Europeans were reticent to discipline other Europeans with the same harsh punishments that Africans received.

Some Europeans were reticent to discipline other Europeans with the same harsh punishments that Africans received.

Charlie remembers how reticent his dad got every time they went to her house for the mandatory holiday visits.

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percipient

percipient

/pɝˈsɪpiənt/, /pɝˈsɪpjənt/
adjective
characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving

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prurient

prurient

/ˈpɹʊɹiənt/
adjective
characterized by lust

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bashful

bashful

/ˈbæʃfəɫ/
adjective
self-consciously timid
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Don't be bashful.

Yoshi made Burt the Bashful’s pants fall down!

He already feels bashful!

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bountiful

bountiful

/ˈbaʊnɪfəɫ/, /ˈbaʊntɪfəɫ/
adjective
producing in abundance
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[Stefanie] Ooh, that is bountiful. -

Pork: rejoice in our ribs and be thankful for bountiful butts.

You generally know what the alien’s weaknesses are, and supplies are bountiful around town.

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fitful

fitful

/ˈfɪtfəɫ/
adjective
intermittently stopping and starting

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wistful

wistful

/ˈwɪstfəɫ/
adjective
showing pensive sadness
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[Griffin] All right, you tell me when it's like a fun, wistful grin, okay?

I love pies especially, because they almost always feel wistful.

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tardy

tardy

/ˈtɑɹdi/
adjective
after the expected or usual time; delayed

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pithy

pithy

/ˈpɪθi/
adjective
concise and full of meaning
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What I mean by that is a pithy statement.

It's pithy.

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sprightly

sprightly

/ˈspɹaɪtɫi/
adjective
full of spirit and vitality
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Mind you, he's still quite sprightly.

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lofty

lofty

/ˈɫɔfti/
adjective
of imposing height; especially standing out above others
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Even after he moved on to loftier ambitions, the show continued to grow.

A loftier solution is to completely separate a study’s publishability from its results.

But by the end of our trip, I had a guarded respect for him and his lofty ambitions.

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