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cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
impecunious - without money
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness