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Sartorial
adj
of or relating to a tailor or to tailoring
acquiesce
v :
to agree or express agreement; "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore" [syn: assent, accede] [ant: dissent]
ineptitude
n : unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training [syn: awkwardness, clumsiness, ineptness, maladroitness, slowness]
aptitude
n : inherent ability [ant: inaptitude]
celibate
adj : abstaining from sexual intercourse; "celibate priests" [syn: continent]
n : an unmarried person who has taken a religious vow of chastity
litmus
n : a coloring material (obtained from lichens) that turns red in acid solutions and blue in alkaline solutions; used as a very rough acid-base indicator [syn: litmus test]
despondent
adj : without or almost without hope; "despondent about his failure"; "too heartsick to fight back" [syn: heartsick]
nascent
adj : coming into existence; "a nascent republic" [syn: emergent, emerging]
Imperative
adj
1: requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative" [ant: beseeching]
2: relating to verbs in the imperative mood

n
1: a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior [syn: imperative mood, jussive mood]
2: some duty that is essential and urgent
detente
n : the easing of tensions or strained relations (especially between nations)