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acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
belittle - disparage; depreciate
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory