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adept
adj.
extremely skilled
askance
adv
with disapproval; with a skeptical sideways glance
arrears
noun
unpaid, overdue debts or bills; neglected obligations
broach
verb
to mention or suggest for the first time
cogent
adj
logically forceful; compelling, convincing
discomfit
verb
to disconcert, to make one lose one's composure
euthanasia
noun
the practice of ending the life of hopelessly ill individuals; assisted suicide
feign
verb
to pretend, to give a false appearance of
harangue
verb
to give a long speech
grotto
noun
a small cave
incredulous
adj
unwilling to accept what is true, skeptical
junta
noun
a small governing body, especially after a revolutionary seizure of power
lilliputian
adj
very small
ornery
adj
having an irritable disposition, cantankerous
phalanx
noun
a compact or close-knit body of people, animals, or things