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amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
outgoing - sociable; eager to mix socially with others
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
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.