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shrewd - clever; astute
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor