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terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
incognito - with identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.