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dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
incessant - uninterrupted; unceasing
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition