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Glossary of Words 48-69

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to separate into pieces; to analyze or examine; to cut; to scrutinize
disect
to speak distinctly and clearly; intelligible
articulate
stingy; very sparing in what one uses; cheap; chintzy
parsimonious
to take off or lift up; to remove from one's body or self; to remove
doff
sharp; pointed; mentally keen; less than 90 degrees; perceptive; sensitive
acute
a freak event or something unnatural; something of great and terrifying size or complexity; freak
monstrosity
to walk aimlessly; saunter
amble
someone who thinks only of health and worries constantly that he or she is quite ill
hypochondriac
the opposite of literal; expressing one thing in terms normally used for another; metaphorical
figuratively
to play with; to treat lightly and without seriousness; to 'fiddle' with
toy
a fictitous (fake) name; pen name
psuedonym
an ungrateful person; an unthankful person
ingrate
sounds all in the same tone or voice; dull
monotone
with one's identity concealed (as by false name or title); disguised
incognite
able; enough ability to do something well; capable
competent
true to fact; done word for word; means exactly what is spoken; exact; verbation
literal
in the same words; word for word; literal
verbation
to sparkle; to be brilliant; clever; intelligent
scintillating
founded on truth or fact; convincing; sound
valid
having a huge appetite; very eager; can't be satisfied; ravenous
voracious
a lover of mankind; one who does good deeds that help others; a charitable individual
philanthropist
of little importance; not serious; trivial; playful
frivolous

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