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adroit
skillful; expert in use of hands or mind
amicable
peaceable, friendly
averse
having a deep-seated distaste;
opposed; unwilling
belligerent
given to fighting' combative, aggressive OR
n: one at war or engaged in war
benevolent
kindly; charitable
cursory
hasty; not thorough
duplicity
treachery; deceitfulness
extol
to praise extravagantly
feasible
possible; able to be done
grimace
a wry face; facial distortion;

verb: to make a wry face
holocaust
a large-scale destruction especially by fire; a vast slaughtering
impervious
not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entry.
impetus
a moving force, impulse
jeopardy
danger
meticulous
extremely careful; particular about details
nostalgia
a longing for something past;
homseickness
quintessence
the purest essence or form of something; the most typical example
retrogress
to move backward; to return to an earlier condition
scrutinize
to examine closely
tepid
lukewarm; unenthusiastic markedby an absence of interest.