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  1. ambiguous
    open to more than one interpretation
  2. ambivalent
    simultaneously feeling opposing feelings; uncertain
  3. apathetic
    feeling or showing little emotion
  4. capricious
    impulsive and unpredictable
  5. equivocal
    open to two or more interpretaions and often intended to mislead; ambiguous
  6. erratic
    markedly inconsistent
  7. impetuous
    suddenly and forcefully energetic or emotional; impulsive and passionate
  8. impetus
    an impelling force or stimulus
  9. sporadic
    occurring at irregular intervals; having no pattern or order in time
  10. vacillate
    to sway from one side to the other; oscillate
  11. whimsical
    characterized by whim; unpredictable
  12. flag
    to decline in vigor or strength; to tire; to droop
  13. jaded
    worn out; wearied
  14. clandestine
    done secretively; especially to decieve; surreptitious
  15. subterfuge
    a deceptive stratagem or device
  16. surreptitious
    secretive; sneaky
  17. dearth
    scarce supply; lack
  18. modicum
    a small, moderate, or token amount
  19. paucity
    smallness in number, scarcity
  20. squander
    to spend wastefully
  21. temperate
    moderate; restrained
  22. tenuous
    having little substance or strength; shaky
  23. diligent
    marked by painstaking effort; hardworking
  24. maverick
    one who is independent and resists adherence to a group
  25. mercenary
    motivated solely by a desire for money or material gain
  26. obstinate
    stubbornly attached to an opinion of a course of action
  27. proliferate
    to grow or increase rapidly
  28. tenacity
    persistance
  29. vigilant
    on the alert; watchful
  30. extraneous
    irrelevent; inessential
  31. juxtapose
    to place side by side, especially for comparison or contrast
  32. novel
    fresh; original; new
  33. superfluous
    extra; unneccesary
  34. synergy
    combined action or operate
  35. tangential
    merely touching or slightly connected; only superficially relevent

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SAT 5
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