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courier - messenger
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
pedigree - ancestry; lineage
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute