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automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people