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::: bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
::: outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
::: uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
::: altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
::: cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
::: sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
::: gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
::: ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
::: smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
::: aptitude - fitness; talent