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woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
predecessor - former occupant of a post
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice