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qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
arbiter - person with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism