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shrewd - clever; astute
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
potentate - monarch; sovereign
sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy