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Anecdote

a brief amusing story

2

Celerity

speed

3

Dexterous

skilful with hands

4

Extraneous

irrelevant

5

Incoherent

not clear

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Maladroit

clumsy; unskillful

7

Pallid

pale

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Presumptuous

assuming too much; arrogant

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Scrupulous

careful; diligent; painstaking

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Unequivocal

clear; obvious

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Animosity

hatred; antagonism

12

Censorious

disapproving; critical

13

Dichotomy

a division into two parts

14

Extrapolate

extend; predict on the basis of known data

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Incongruous

not fitting in; out of place

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Malady

illness

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Palpable

easily felt; easily perceived

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Pretentious

pompous; self-important

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Scrutinize

examine carefully

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Unfetter

set free