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ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
callus - area of thick hard skin
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry