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axiom - self-evident truth requiring no proof
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
celerity - speed; rapidity
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark