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clever at dealing with difficult situations; adept; skillful
adroit
to insult or offend deliberately
affront
an activity pursued for pleasure; a hobby
avocation
a prolonged, impassioned struggle for what is believed to be a just cause
crusade
supplying a final answer; conclusive
definitive
behavior; bearing
demeanor
having or demonstrating extensive knowledge; learned
erudite
to admit to a society or military service
induct
a minor mistake; a slip
lapse
ready to fight, especially for a cause
militant
a social outcast
pariah
a person who shows remakable talent at an early age
prodigy
one whose trainging or career is helped along by another
protege
boisterous and disorderly
raucous
expressed without words; implied
tacit
expressing love or the state of being in love
amorous
to present or speak of as unimportant or of little value
belittle
to blame or find fault with
censure
to consider; to believe
deem
to make known something secret; to reveal
divulge
exceeding normal bound; greater or more than reasonable
exorbitant
to argue earnestly in an attempt to dissuade
expostulate
having great or signifcant cobnsequences
fateful
an ungrateful person
ingrate
an order or command; a court order
injunction
close to death; in a dying state
moribund
a figure or design repeated in the decoration of something
motif
upport by giving financial aid
subsidize
extravagantly splendid or costly
sumptuous
talkative
voluble