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periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
cogent - convincing
conscientious - scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain