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factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
knack - special talent; art
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
referendum - direct vote by all the people
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability