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endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate