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congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
tactful - careful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
breach - breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.
intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile