Formative [for·ma·tive] adj. Of or relating to formation, growth, or development: the formative stages of a child.
Ostentatious [os·ten·ta·tious] adj. Characterized by or given to pretentiousness.
Expeditious [ex·pe·di·tious] adj. Acting or done with speed and efficiency.
Nexus [nex·us] n.pl. A means of connection; a link or tie: The nexus between the mob and gambling. 2. A connected series or group. 3. The core or center.
Placid [plac·id] adj. 1. Satisfied; complacent. 2. Undisturbed by tumult or disorder; calm or quiet.
Lucid [lu·cid] adj. 1. Easily understood; intelligible. 2. Mentally sound; sane or rational. 3. Translucent or transparent.
Demonstrable [de·mon·stra·ble] adj. 1. Capable of being demonstrated or proved: "demonstrable truths." 2. Obvious or apparent: "demonstrable lies."
Plagiarize [pla·gia·rize] v. 1. To use and pass off (the ideas or writings of another) as one's own. 2.To appropriate for use as one's own passages or ideas from another.