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acuity
sharpness(particularly in the mind)
delineate
to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail
depraved
marked by evil and corruption; devoid of moral principles
enervate
to weaken or lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigor of
esoteric
intended for or understood by only a select few, private, secret
fecund
fruitful in offspring or vegetation; intellectually productive
fiat
an arbitrary order or decree; a command or act of will or consiousness
figment
a fabrication of the mind; an arbitrary notion
garner
to aquire as the result of an effort; to gather and store away for future use
hallow
to set apart as holy or sacred, sanctify, consecrate; to honor greatly
idiosyncrasy
a peculiarity that serves to distiguish or identify
ignominy
shame and disgrace
mundane
earthly, worldly, relating to practical and material affairs; concerned with what is ordinary
nuance
a subtle or slight variation (as in color, meaning, quality), delicate gradation or shade of difference
overweening
conceited, presumptuous; excessive, immoderate
penchant
a strong attraction or inclination
reputed
according to reputation or general belief; having widespread acceptance and good reputation; alleged
sophistry
reasoning that seems plausible but is actully unsound; a fallacy
sumptuous
costly, rich, magnificent
ubiquitous
present or existing everywhere