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knack - special talent; art
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.