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engender: Verb: To beget (of a man); to bear or conceive (of a woman). [14th-19th c.] Verb: To give existence to, to produce (living creatures). [from 14th c.] Noun: creation; production.

stature: Noun: a person or animal's natural height when standing upright. Noun: respect coming from achievement or development. Noun: height.

personable: Adjective: having pleasing appearance or manner; attractive; handsome; friendly; amiable. Adjective: attractive in appearance and personality.

accrue: Verb: To increase, to augment; to come to by way of increase; to arise or spring as a growth or result; to be added as increase, profit, or damage, especially as the produce of money lent. Verb: To be incurred as a result of the passage of time. Noun:

statute: Noun: Written law, as laid down by the legislature. Noun: (Common law) Legislated rule of society which has the force of law. Noun: law.

benign: Adjective: Kind; gentle; mild. Adjective: Kind; gracious. Adjective: Not posing any serious threat to health; not particularly aggressive or recurrent.

guile: Noun: Astuteness often marked by a certain sense of cunning or artful deception. Noun: deceptiveness, deceit, fraud, duplicity, dishonesty. Verb: to deceive, to beguile. Noun: sly dealings.

diligent: Adjective: Performing with intense concentration, focus, responsible regard. Adjective: careful and persistent in work.

disdainful: Adjective: Showing contempt or scorn. Having a pronounced lack of concern for others viewed as unworthy. Adjective: scornful.

discreet: Adjective: Respectful of privacy or secrecy; quiet; diplomatic. Adjective: Not drawing attention, anger or challenge; inconspicuous. Adjective: Cautious about one's words and actions.

obstinate: Adjective: Stubbornly adhering to an opinion, purpose, or course, usually with implied unreasonableness; persistent. Adjective: Said of inanimate things not easily subdued or removed. Adjective: unreasonably stubborn.

frugal: Adjective: Avoiding unnecessary expenditure either of money or of anything else which is to be used or consumed; avoiding waste. Adjective: thrifty.

duress: Noun: Being constrained by threat. Noun: pressure.

defer: Verb: To delay, or postpone, especially to postpone induction into military service. Verb: To postpone.

adversity: Noun: state of misfortune or calamity. Noun: trouble; misfortune.

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