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acuity
sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses; keenness
delineate
to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail; to represent pictorially; depict
depraved
marked by evil and corruption. devoid of moral principal; perverted, vicious, corrupt
enervate
to weaken or lessen the nental, moral or physical vigor of; impair, cripple, paralyze
esoteric
intended for or understood by only a select few, private, secret
fecund
fruitful in offspring or vegetation; intellectually productive; fertile
fiat
an arbitary order of decree; a command or act of will or consciousness
figment
fabrication of the mind; an arbitrary notion; creation, invention, fancy
garner
to acquire as the result of effort; to gather and store away, as for the future use; accumulate, collect, accrue
hallow
to set apart as holy or sacred, sanctify, consecrate, to honor greatly, revere; bless, venerate
idiosyncrasy
a peculiarity that serves to distinguish or identify; mannerism
ignominy
shame or disgrace; dishonor, humiliation
mundane
earthly, worldly, relating to preactucal and material affairs; concerned with what is ordinary; routine
nuance
a subtle or slight variation (as in color, meaning, quality) delicate gradation or shade of difference; shade
overweening
concieted, presumptuous; excessive immoderate; inflated
penchant
a strong attraction or inclination;
reputed
according to reputation or general belief; having widespread acceptance and good reputation; supposed
sophistry
reasoning that seems plausible but is actually unsound, a fallacy; specious reasoning
sumptuous
costly, rich magnificent; lavish, splendid
ubiquitous
present or existing everywhere; universal
acuity
sharpness (particulary of the mind or senses); keenness
delineate
to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail; to represent pictorially
depreaved
marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral principles; perverted, vicious, corrupt
enervate
to weaken or lessen the mental, moral or physical vigor of; enfeeble, hamspring; impair, cripple, paralyze
esoteric
intended for or understood by only a select few, private, secret
fecund
fruitful offspring or vegetation; intellectually productive; fertile
fiat
an arbitrary order or decre; a command or act of will or consciousness
figment
a fabrication of the mind; arbitary notion; creation, invention
garner
to acquire as the result of effort; to gather and store away; as for future use
hallow
to set apart as holy or sacred, sanctify, consecrate; to honor, greatly, revere
idiosuncrasy
a peculiarity that serves to distinguish or identify; quirk, mannerism
ignominy
shame or disgrace; dishonor, humilation, disrepute
mundane
earthy, worldly, relating to pratical and material affairs; concerned with what is ordinary; routine
nuance
a subtle or slight variation (as in color, meaning, quality)delicate gradation or shade of difference
overweening
concieted, presumptuous; excessive immoderate; arrogant, inflated
penchant
a strong attraction or inclination;
reputed
according to reputation or general belief; having widespread acceptance and good reputation; reputable, putative, supposed
sophistry
reasoning that seems plausible but is actually unsound, a fallacy; specious reasoning
sumptuous
costly, rich, magnificent, lavish, munificent, splendid
ubiquitous
present or existing everywhere; universal