HPAT vocab (18/200)

placate

to soothe or pacify

solicitous

concerned and attentive; eager

zealous

enthusiastic, passionate

forthright

(adj.) frank, direct, straightforward

prim

overly neat, proper, or formal; prudish

insouciant

carefree

taut

(adj.) tightly drawn, tense; neat, in good order

befuddle

to confuse; to perplex

reticent

silent; reserved

abulic

abnormal lack of ability to act or to make decisions