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benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
malefactor - evildoer; criminal
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.