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angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem