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acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
cohabit - live together
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about