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::: hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
::: exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
::: escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
::: acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
::: remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
::: secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
::: gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
::: invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
::: axiom - self-evident truth requiring no proof
::: insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate