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propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
bookish - fond of books and reading
sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
arbiter - person with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
impartial - not biased; fair; N. impartiality