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adroit
adj.
clever at dealing with difficult situations; adept; skillful
affront
v.
to insult or to offend deliberately

n.
a deliberate insult or offensive act
avocation
n.
an activity pursuded for pleasure; a hobby
crusade
n.
a prolonged, impassioned struggle for what is believed to be a just cause

v.
to engage in such a struggle
definitive
adj.
supplying a final answer; conclusion
demeaner
n.
behavior, bearing
erudite
adj.
having or demonstarting extensive knowledge; learned
induct/induction
v./n.
1. to install in office, sometimes witha formal ceremony
2. to admit to a society or to millitary service
lapse
v.
1. to fall or slip from a certain level of conduct or accomplishment
2. to come to an end; to expire

n.
1. a minor mistake; a slip
2. a pause or interval
militant
adj.
ready to fight, expecially for a cause

n.
one who is ready to fight for a cause
pariah
n.
a scoial outcast
prodigy
n.
1. a person who shows remarkable talent at an early age
2. an amazing or extrodinary thing or event
prote(accent')ge(accent')
n.
one whose training or career is helped along by another
raucous
adj.
1. rough and unpleasant to the ear
2. boisterous and disorderly
tacit
adj.
expressed without words, implied