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discern
recognize as distinct or different; recognise or find out
hypocrite
n. one who contradicts one's own statements or values
ennui
n. boredom
cumulative
1. increasing in successive additions, coming on top of each other 2. reached by gradually adding one after another
epigram
n. short witty saying; witticism
abstain
1. choose not to do or have sth 2. choose not to vote
epicure
person of sophisticated tastes
deliberate
1. v. work towards a conclusion using argument. 2. a. intentional, carefully planned
extemporaneous
adj. off the cuff, improvised
circumscribe
v. enclose within a boundary, to limit sth
fidelity
1. faithfulness or devotion to duties or obligations 2. accuracy with which something is copied or reproduced
concomitant
occurring with
desultory
without a plan or purpose, with little effort or interest
credulity
n. willingness to believe something is real or true
balk
(... at something) v. be unwilling or hesitating to do something or accept an idea
cloying
excessively sweet, disgustingly sentimental or rich
exorbitant
adj. excessive
ascribe
v. (often sth to sb/sth, emphasis conjecturing of cause, quality, authorship...) attribute or credit, impute
aspire
v. have an ambition
colossus
enormous human figure; also figuratively someone of importance etc.
circumvent
1. get around, evade or bypass in a clever way 2. surround, enclose or entrap
elated
adj. in high spirits, pleasantly excited
appraise
v. determine the value or quality of something; survey
deft
skillful, clever and quick; adept; adroit
beneficent
adj. charitable, generous; benevolent
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