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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
adj. given to fighting, varlike; combative, aggressive
n. one at war, one engaged in war
benevolent
kindly, charitable
cursory
hasty, not thorough
duplicity
teachery, deceitfulness
extol
to praise extravagantly
feasible
possible, able to be done
grimace
n. a wry face, facial distortion
v. to make a wry face
holocaust
a large-scale destruction, especially by fire; a vast slaughter; a burnt offering
impervious
not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance
impetus
a moving foce, impulse, stimulus
jeopardy
danger
meticulous
extremely careful; particular about details
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 interest