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acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
beseech - beg; plead with
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid