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acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
plenitude - abundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile