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adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
soothsayer - one who foretells the future
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate