extrovert n.an outgoing, overtly expressive person
Most salespeople are extroverts.
overwhelm v.to cause someone to feel sudden strong emotion
I was overwhelmed by all the flowers and letters of support I received.
reverence n.a feeling of respect or admiration for someone or something
She feels great reverence for her professors.
unfamiliar a.not known or recognized
His voice was unfamiliar to her.
uneasy a.troubled or uncomfortable
She felt guilty now and a little uneasy.
give up v.to stop trying to guess
After ten minutes of trying to get the answer I gave up.
wind up v.to find yourself in an unexpected and usually unpleasant situation, especially as a result of what you do
You don't want to wind up homeless, do you?
authentic a.being what it is claimed to be; genuine
How can we be sure the signature is authentic?
hearty a.very great
She has a hearty dislike of any sort of office work.
invariably adv.in every case or on every occasion; always
The train is invariably late.
initial a.existing or occurring at the beginning
Our initial impression was favorable.
witty a.using words in a clever and funny way
He was witty and very charming.
articulate a.able to express thoughts and feelings easily and clearly, or showing this quality
She gave a witty, entertaining, and articulate speech.
inquiry n.a place where you can get information
Ask inquiries for directions to the conference room.
enthusiasm n.a feeling of energetic interest in a particular subject or activity and an eagerness to be involved in it
One of the good things about teaching young children is their enthusiasm.
graceful a.moving in a smooth, relaxed, attractive way, or having a smooth, attractive shape
She is a wonderfully graceful dancer.
behavior n.the way that someone or something behaves in a particular situation
Good corporate behavior makes good commercial sense.
attitude n.a feeling or opinion about something or someone
It's often very difficult to change people's attitudes.
communication n.the act of communicating with people
There's very little communication between mother and daughter.
repetition n.the act of doing or saying something again
His books are full of repetition.
provoke v.to make or try to make a person or an animal angry
He was clearly trying to get at me but I refused to be provoked.
socialize v.to spend time when you are not working with friends or with other people to enjoy yourself
I don't tend to socialize with my colleagues much.
converse v.to have a conversation with someone
She's so shy that conversing with her can be pretty hard.
inspire v.to make someone feel that they want to do something and can do it
His confident leadership inspired his followers.
interpersonal a.connected with relationships between people
You will need good interpersonal skills.
involvement n.the act or process of taking part in something
The team's continued involvement in the competition is uncertain.
self n.interest only in your own advantage
Her reply was typical of her constant regard for self.
ignite v.cause you to have very strong feelings about something
There was one teacher who really ignited my interest in words.
conversation n.a talk, especially an informal one, between two or more people, in which news and ideas are exchanged
She picked up the phone and held a conversation in German.
acquaintance n.a person that you have met but do not know well
He gradually lost contact with all his old acquaintances.
inherited a.If you inherit a characteristic or quality, you are born with it, because your parents or ancestors also had it
We inherit many of our physical characteristics from our parents.