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Acuity
sharpness(particularly of the mind or sense...

(the __of one's hearing)
Enervate
to weaken, lessen to the metntal, moral, or physical vigor of, enfeeble, hamsting.

(a mind that has been ________ by disease)
Depraved
brought to by a state of evil or corruption, devoid of moral principles.

(led an ___ life)
Garner
to acquire as the result of effort; to gather and store away, as for future use.

(to ___ wisdom)
Fecund
fruit in offspring or vegetation; intellectually produce.

(a remarkably________ brain)
Malediction
a curse, expression of hatred and condemnation.


(hurl__ at their enemies)
Sophistry
reasoning that seems plausible but is actually unsound;a fallacy.

(beguiled by clever__)
Fait
an abitrary order or decree, a command or act of will or consciousness.

(the __ of conscience)
Figment
A fabrication of the mind, an arbitary notion just.

(a_________ of your inagination)
Emend
To correct to alter to srve a new or different purpose.

(___ the report)
Mundate
earthly,worldly,relating to practical and material affairs;concerned with what is ordinary.

(_______ concerns)
Penchant
a strong attraction or inclination.

(a __for belaboring the obvious)
Reputed
accordint to reputation or genaral belief;having widespread acceptance and good reputation;(part) alleged.

(the __head of a crime syndicate)
Esoteric
intended for or understood by only by only a select few,private,secret.

(__ rites)
Hallow
to set apart as holy or sacred, sanctify consecrate; to honor greatly,revere.

(__ the field on which they fought)
Idiosyncrasy
a peculiarity that serves to distinguish or idenify the __of english grammer.
Nuance
a subtle or slight variation (as in color,meaning quanlity),delicate graduation or shade of difference.

(a __ of meaning)
Ignominy
shame and disgrace.

(the __ resulting from the scandal)
Overweening
Conceited,presumptuous:excessive immoderate.


(___pride)
Sumptuous
costly, rich, magnificent.

(a __ feast)
Ubiquitous
present or existing everywhere

(the___eye if the TV camera)
Deilineate
to portray, sketch or describe in accurate and vivid detail;to represent pictorially.

(__ the main features of the plan)