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lexicon - dictionary
virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)