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Adroit
skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
amicable
peacable, friendly
averse
having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
belligerent
given to fighting,warlike; combative, aggressive
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 disortion
holocaust
a large-scale destruction, especially by fire; a vast slaughter; burnt offering
impervious
not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance
impetus
a moving force, impulse, stimulus
jeopardy
danger
meticulous
extremely careful; particular about details
nostalagia
a longing for something past; home sickness
quintessence
the purest essence or form of something
retrogress
to move backward; return to an earlier condition
scrutinize
to examine closely
tepid
lukewarm; unenthusiastic, marked bu an absence of distrust