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celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
repartee - quick clever reply