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sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in
antiquated - obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
attest - testify; bear witness
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
isotope - varying from of an element
aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars