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palpable - tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)