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Adroitness
skill
Altruism
self-sacrifice
Arbitration
mediating between disputing sides
Archaic
old-fashioned
Aural
through the sense of hearing
Cognitions
mental knowledge
Discernment
judgment;
Disingenuous
crafty
Distension
swelling
Egotists
selfish people
Emancipators
those who set others free
Enigmas
puzzles
Erudition
learning; scholarly knowledge
Exemplars
excellent examples of
Exonerated
proved not guilty
Extirpation
destruction
Fawning
groveling; ‘sucking up’ to people
Finesse
skill
Fitful
intermittent; on and off; not continuous
Gestures
signals
Hilarity
great laughter
Husbandry
careful management of resources
Ignominy
shame
Ineptitude
lack of ability
Insipid
flavorless; bland
Intuitions
gut feelings
Invocation
prayer
Irony
something unexpected; use of words to convey opposite meaning
Lackadaisical
lazy
Lamentable
regrettable
Mandate
permission
Manifesto
statement of values
Modicum
tiny amount
Notoriety
infamy
Obsequious
groveling; attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery bootlicking, fawning, sycophantic, toadyish
Hilarity
great laughter
Husbandry
careful management of resources
Ignominy
shame
Ineptitude
lack of ability
Insipid
flavorless; bland
Intuitions
gut feelings
Invocation
prayer
Irony
something unexpected; use of words to convey opposite meaning
Lackadaisical
lazy
Lamentable
regrettable
Mandate
permission
Manifesto
statement of values
Modicum
tiny amount
Notoriety
infamy
Obsequious
groveling; attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery bootlicking, fawning, sycophantic, toadyish
Opulence
lavish display of wealth
Pathos
sadness; stirring the emotions
Plaudits
praise
Prospectus
A document describing the chief features of something; A brochure
Raze
knock down; To level to the ground; demolish.
Rectitude
uprightness
Reprimanded
scolded
Rudimentary
elementary; basic
Sarcasm
mockery
Soporific
sleep-inducing
Stipulated
insisted
Tactile
through the sense of touch
Tenacity
firmness of purpose
Versatility
ability to do many things
Vicarious
experienced indirectly; at secondhand