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::: shrewd - clever; astute
::: obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
::: rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
::: vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
::: ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
::: chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
::: mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
::: lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
::: sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
::: nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude