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gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
resolution - determination; resoluteness; ADJ. resolute: firm or determined in purpose
acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance