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finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
inalienable - not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
potent - powerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential