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myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose