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disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
aptitude - fitness; talent
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)