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Flashcards in Lesson 7 Deck (15)
1

adroit (adj)

skillful; clever

2

macroscopic (adj)

visible to the naked eye

3

fatuous (adj)

foolish; inane

4

bovine (adj)

pertaining to cows or cattle

5

ferret (v)

to search or drive out

6

affectation (n)

a phony attitude; pose

7

knell (n)

a sound made by a bell, often rung slowly for a death or funeral

8

dichotomy (n)

a division into two parts

9

callow (adj)

young and inexperienced

10

laconic (adj)

using few words; short; concise

11

quiddity (n)

an essential quality

12

patent (adj)

evident or obvious

13

peccadillo (n)

a minor offense; a misdeed

14

sagacious (adj)

wise; having keen perception and sound judgement

15

rationalize (v)

to make an excuse for