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intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
roseate - rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird