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subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
forward - presumptuous or bold
peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport