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Adroit
skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
Amicable
peaceable, friendly
Averse
having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
Belligerent
given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive, one at war, one engaged in war
Benevolent
kindly, charitable
Cursory
hasty, not thorough
Duplicity
treachery, deceitfulness
Extol
to praise extravagantly
Feasible
possible, able to be done
Grimace
a wry face, facial distortion to make a wry face
holocaust
a large-scale destruction, especially by the fire; a vast slaughter; a burnt offering
Impervious
not affect or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance
Impetus
a moving force, impulse, stimulus
Jeopardy
danger
Meticulous
extremely careful; particular about detail
Nostalgia
a longing for something past; homesickness
Quintessence
the purest essence or form of something the most typical example
Retrogress
to move backward; to return to an earlier condition
Scrutinize
to examine closely
Tepid
lukewarm; unenthusiastic, marked by an absence of enthusiasm