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adroit
(adj) skillful, clever, deft, dexterous, click
amicable
(adj) peaceable, friendly, congenial, neighborly, cordial
averse
(adj)opposed, unwilling, disinclined, loath
belligerent
(adj) warlike, combative, agressive, assertive, truculent, pugnacious

(n) one at war, one engaged in war
benevolent
(adj) kindly, charitable, benign, well-meaning
cursory
(adj) hasty, not through, quick, superficial, perfunctory
duplicity
(n) treachery, deceitfulness, fraud, double-dealing, chicanery
extol
(v) to praise extravagantly, glorify, applaud, acclaim, hail
feasible
(adj) possible, able to be done, workable, practicable, viable
grimace
(n) a wry face, facial distortion, pained expression, facial contortion

(v) to make a wry face
holocaust
(n) destruction, slaughter, conflagration, devastation, annihilation
impervious
(adj) not affected or hurt by, impenetrable, resistant, proof against
impetus
(n) a moving force, impulse, stimulus, incentive, spur
jeopardy
(n) danger, risk, hazard, peril
meticulous
(adj) extremely careful, fastidious, painstaking, fussy
nostalgia
(n) a longing for something past, homesickness
quintessence
(n) the purest essence of form of something; paragon, exemplar
retrogress
(v) to move backward, revert, degenerate, decline
scrutinize
(v) to examine closely, inspect, pore over
tepid
(adj) lukewarm, unenthusiastic, insipid, half-hearted, wishy-washy