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Adroit
skillful; clever

syn: dexterous; apt
ant: clumsy; awkward
Macroscopic
visible to the naked eye

ant: microscopic
Fatuous
foolish; insane

syn: silly
ant: sensible; wise
Bovine
pertaining to cows or cattle
Ferret
to search or drive out
Affectation
a phony attitude; pose

syn: insincerity; sham
ant: sincerity; genuineness
Knell
a sound made by a bell, often rung slowly for a death of funeral
Dichotomy
a division into two parts
Callow
young and experienced

syn: immature
ant: mature; sophisticated
Laconic
using few words; short; concise

syn: pithy; taciturn
ant: verbose; loquacious
Quiddity
an essential

syn: essence
Patent
evident or obvious

syn: indisputable; apparent
Peccadillo
a minor offense; a misdeed
Sagacious
wise; having keen perception and sound jdugement

syn: shrewd; intelligent
ant: obtuse; fatuous
Rationalize
to make an excuse for

syn: justify