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Acumen

quickness, accuracy, and keenness of judgement or insight

Chicanery

trickery or deception by quibbling or sophistry: a quibble or subterfuge used to rick, deceive, or evade

Deleterious

injurious to health: harmful, injurious

Epiphany

a sudden, intuitive perception of or insight into reality or essential meaning of something usually initiated by some simple, homely, or commonplace occurrence or experience

Facetious

not meant to be taken seriously or literally: amusing; humorous: lacking serious intent; concerned with something nonessential, amusing, or frivolous

Homogeneous

composed of parts or elements that are all of the same kind; not heterogeneous: of the same kind or nature; essentially alike

Incognito

having one's identity concealed, as under an assumed name, esp. to avoid notice or formal attentions

Kinetic

pertaining to motion: caused by motion: characterized by movement

Loquacious

talking or tending to talk much freely; talkative; chattering; babbling; garrulous

Lugubrious

mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree

Nihilism

total rejection of established laws and institutions: anarchy, terrorism, or other revolutionary activity: total and absolute destructiveness, esp, toward the world at large and including oneself

Obsequious

characterized by or showing servile complaisance or deference; fawning: servilely compliant or deferential

Paradigm

a set of forms all of which contain a particular element, esp. the set of all inflected forms based on a single stem or theme

Precipitous

the nature of or being characterized by an overhanging or extremely steep mass of rocks, such as a crag, or the face of a cliff

Sanguine

cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident: reddish; ruddy

Unctuous

characterized by excessive piousness or moralistic fervor, esp. in an affected manner, excessively smooth, suave, or smug: of the nature of or characteristic of an unguent or ointment; oily; greasy

Vacuous

without contents; empty: lacking in ideas or intelligence

Xenophile

a person who is attracted to foreign peoples. cultures, or customs

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