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auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
knack - special talent; art
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds