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::: apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
::: intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
::: shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
::: eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
::: natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
::: steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
::: generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
::: modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
::: cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
::: rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)