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::: pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
::: relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
::: paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
::: ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
::: valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
::: anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
::: posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
::: glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
::: voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
::: entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial