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practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
abrogate - abolish
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
girth - distance around something; circumference
pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors