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schematic - of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
impotent - weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
pliable - flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable