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(n.) sharpness (senses)
acuity
(v.) portray, sketch, or describe in accurate detail
delineate
(adj.) brought to a state of evil and corruption.
depraved
(v.) to weaken, lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigor of.
envervate
(adj.) intended for or understood by only a select few, private, secret.
esoteric
(adj.)fruitful in offspring or vegetation, intellectually productive.
fecund
(n.) an arbitray order or decree, a command
fiat
(n.) a fabrication of the mind
figment
(v.) to acquire as the result of effort
garner
(v.) to set apart as holy or sacred, sanctify, consecrate
hallow
(n.) a peculiarity that serves to distinguish or identify
idiosyncrasy
(n.) shame and disgrace
ignominy
(adj.) earthly, worldly, relating to practical and material affairs
mundane
(n.) subtle or slight variation (color, meaning, quality)
nuance
(adj.) conceited, presumptous, excessive, immoderate
overweening
(n.) a strong attraction or inclination
penchant
(adj.) according to reputation
reputed
(n.) reasoning that seems plausible but is actually unsound
sophistry
(adj.) costly, rich, magnificent
sumptuous
(adj.)present or existing everywhere
ubiquitous