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perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
inarticulate - speechless; producing indistinct speech; not articulate; not expressing oneself clearly
fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf