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euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee