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impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
analgesia - condition of being unable to feel pain
cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
pulsate - throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting