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acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
befuddle - confuse thoroughly
hazardous - dangerous
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease