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astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
addiction - compulsive habitual need
acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky