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civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
declivity - downward slope
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
resurrect - revive
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner