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circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
enunciate - announce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)