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ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars
demeanor - behavior; bearing
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
inarticulate - speechless; producing indistinct speech; not articulate; not expressing oneself clearly