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acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
concurrent - happening at the same time; in agreement
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract