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Affectation

(n.) A trait, action, or expression characterized by fakeness

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Bovine

Sluggish, unresponsive; Dull

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Callow

(adj.) Immature, inexperienced

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Dichotomy

Division into two usually contradictory parts or opinions

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Fatuous

(adj.) Foolish or stupid or unintelligent

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Ferret

(n.) A domesticated, weasellike, usually albino animal; (v.) To drive out from a hiding place, to expel

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Knell

(n.) The sound of a bell ringing slowly usually for a funeral

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Laconic

Using few words, concise

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Macroscopic

(adj.) Large enough the be seen with the naked eye

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Patent

(n.) A grant or right from the government given to the creator of an invention for the sole right to make, use, and sell that invention for a set period of time

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Peccadillo

A slight trespass or offense

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Quiddity

(n.) An essential quality that makes something what it is; The essence of something

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Rationalize

To justify or make an excuse for one's actions

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Sagacious

Wise and insightful; Shrewd

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Adroit

Having skill in the use of the bodily or mental powers