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serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
apparition - ghost; phantom
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly