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::: indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
::: meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
::: incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
::: determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
::: addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
::: heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
::: dynamic - energetic; vigorously active
::: pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
::: acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
::: maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling