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perspicacious
great insight. having keen mental perception and understanding
to exhibit perspicacious judgment.
erudite
knowledgable
an erudite professor
astute
shrewd or crafty
an astute manipulation of facts.
alleviate
to make easier to endure; lessen, improve
to alleviate pain.
plethora
alot, an abundance of, plenty of
a plethora of advice
rekindle
to like again
rekindled an old interest
clandestine
secretive
Their clandestine meetings went undiscovered for two years
awry
totally chaotic
Our plans went awry
rue
regret
to rue the loss of opportunities
empathy
understanding of knowledge
apprehensive
unsure, fear
apprehensive for the safety of the mountain climbers.
nemesis
rival, downfall
The performance test proved to be my nemesis.
macabre
dark horifying
macabre tales of war
languid
heavy, lazy, tired
a languid manner.
embellish
exaggerate, to colour a story to make it better.
a fanciful account that embellishes the true story
decrepit
something falling apart, falling down
an old decrepit stove
secluded
something that i hidden
a secluded cottage.
robust
really strong and muscly
a robust young man
resilience
ability to recover from setback
ttestrong lady showed her resilience
magnitude
refering to something big in size
The magnitude of the flood was impossible to comprehend
coerce
force, push
They coerced him into signing the document
rebuke
telling someone off
he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face
resounding
impressive, massive
a resounding popular success
folly
to do something silly
the folly of performing without a rehearsal
utilise
to use something
to utilize a stream to power a mill
placate
to please someone
veneer
something thin that covers something
plight
fate or situation
puerile
childish and immature
ineptitude
poor at something