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fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
clientele - body of customers
gregarious - sociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence