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adroit - skillful (in using mind or hand)
pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness