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shrewd - clever; astute
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts