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practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
pinnace - small boat
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
check - stop motion; curb or restrain