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adroit
adjective
Clever at dealing with difficult situations; adept; skillful.
affront
verb
To insult or to offend deliberately.

noun
A deliberate insult or offensive act.
avocation
noun
An activity pursued for pleasure; a hobby.
definitive
adjective
Supplying a final answer; conclusive.
demeanor
noun
Behavior; bearing.
erudite
adjective
Having or demonstrating extensive knowledge; learned.

erudition - noun
induct
verb
1. To install in office, sometimes with a formal ceremony.
2. To admit to a society or to military service.

induction - noun
lapse
verb
1. To fall or slip from a certain level of conduct or accomplishment.
2. To come to an end; to expire.

noun
1. A minor mistake; a slip.
2. A pause or interval.
militant
adjective
Ready to fight, especially for a cause.

militant - noun
One who is ready to fight for a cause.
pariah
noun
A social outcast.
prodigy
noun
1. A person who shows remarkable talent at an early age.
2. An amazing or extraordinary thing or event.
protégé
protégée
noun
One whose training or career is helped along by another.
raucous
adjective
1. Rough and unpleasant to the ear.
2. Boisterous and disorderly.
tacit
adjective
Expressed without words; implied.
crusade
noun
A prolonged, impassioned struggle for what is believed to be a just cause.

verb
To engage in such a struggle.