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prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
venerate - revere; treat with great respect
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense