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skillful, expert in hte use of the hands or mind
adroit
peaceable, friendly
amicable
opposed, unwilling
averse
warlike, combative, aggressive
belligerent
kindly, charitable
benevolent
hasty, not thorogh
cursory
treachery, deceitfulness
duplicity
to praise extravagantly
extol
possible, able to be done
feasible
a wry face, facial distortion
grimace
a large-scale destruction
holocaust
not affected or hurt by
impervious
a moving force, impulse, stimulus
impetus
danger
jeopardy
extremely careflul; particular about details
meticulous
a longing for something past; homesickness
nostalgia
the purest essence or form of something, the most typical example
quintessence
to move backward
retrogress
to examine closely
scrutinize
lukewarm, unenthusiastic, absense of interest
tepid
a symbolic representation (Apple from Adam and Eve)
allegory
attribution of a pesonal nature or character to inanimate objects or abstract notions.
personification
opposition, contrast
antithesis
self-contradictory statement
oxymoron
to state less strongly that the facts would bear out
uderstatement
liability to be wrong or to be decieved
fallibility
the act of being humble
self-effacement
the act of fusing
fusion
affecting the sense of touch
tactile
the state or condition of being passive
passivity
applies to a measurement having supporting evidence
objectivity
tending to produce (as in memories)
evocative