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::: apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
::: profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
::: irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
::: hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
::: scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
::: paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
::: canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
::: acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
::: posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
::: abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down