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sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
execrable - very bad; detestable
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude