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articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
artifacts - object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
frigid - intensely cold; cold in manner; Ex. frigid zone
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
confound - confuse; puzzle
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty