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metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
frolicsome - prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility