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smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
apprehensive - fearful; discerning
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
engulf - surround and swallow up
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)