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cogent
appealing to the mind or to reason; convincing
regale
to entertain with something that delights
mordant
biting; caustic; sarcastic
agog
in eager desire
captious
disposed to find fault or raise objections
arbitrage
the nearly simultaneous purchase and sale of an asset in order to profit from price discrepancies
redoubt
a stronghold
chichi
affectedly trendy
taw
a large marble
vexillology
the study of flags
quorum
such a number of the officers or members of any body as is legally competent to transact business
abscond
to depart secretly
virtu
love of or taste for fine objects of art; also, productions of art
junta
a governmental council or committee, esp
gamut
a complete extent or range
lexicon
a dictionary; also, the vocabulary of a person, group, etc
aestival
of or belonging to the summer
slugabed
one who stays in bed until a late hour
desultory
jumping from subject to subject; erratic; inconsistent
irascible
easily provoked to anger
acumen
quickness or keenness of perception or discernment
scion
a descendant; an heir
bandog
a large and fierce dog
multifarious
having great diversity or variety
sublunary
situated beneath the moon; terrestrial