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Flashcards in Group 16 - Day 11 Deck (16):
1

nugget

a valuable idea or fact; a small lump of gold

2

to fire

to stimulate or motivate

3

vast

immense

4

contraption

a complicated-looking machine or device

5

to bypass

to go past or around something

6

a red herring

something that leads you in the wrong direction when solving a problem or case

7

reigning

currently holding a particular title (in a sport or game)

8

shallow

of little depth

9

to tweak

to improve through small adjustments

10

to pass oneself off as

to falsely represent a person or thing as somebody or something else

11

harnessed

controlled and made use of

12

constraint

limitation or restriction

13

to liken

to point out the resemblance of something to something else

14

jeopardy

danger of loss, harm or failure

15

number-crunching

performing calculations with large quantities of data

16

hurdle

an obstacle