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acuity
(n.) sharpness, keenness
delineate
(v.) to portray, sketch, or describe
depraved
(adj.) devoid of moral principles
enervate
(v.) to weaken or lesson, impair
esoteric
(adj.) intended for or understood by only a select few
fecund
(adj.) fertile, teeming
fiat
(n.) an arbitrary order or decree
figment
(n.) a fabrication of the mind
garner
(v.) to acquire as the result of effort
hallow
(v.) to set apart as holy or sacred
idiosncrasy
(n.) a peculiarity that serves to distinguish or identify, quirk
ignominy
(n.) shame, disgrace
mundane
(adj.) ordinary, common, routine
nuance
(n.) a subtle or slight variation
overweening
(adj.) conceited, excessive, arrogant
penchant
(n.) a strong attration, tendency, inclination

*followed by the word "for"
reputed
(adj.) according to reputation
sophistry
(n.) reasoning that seems plausible but is actually unsound
sumptuous
(adj.) costly, rich
ubiquitous
(adj.) existing everywhere