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acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
mauve - pale purple
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
repartee - quick clever reply