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aptitude - fitness; talent
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
cession - yielding to another; ceding
transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch