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::: facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
::: detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
::: pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
::: berate - scold strongly
::: oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
::: turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
::: dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
::: diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
::: marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
::: crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird