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blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
defalcate - embezzle
braggadocio - boasting
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia