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::: gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
::: prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
::: odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
::: traverse - go through or across
::: stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
::: concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
::: fallible - liable to err
::: pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
::: blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
::: angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner