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archaic - antiquated; no longer used; belonging to the past; N.
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
gratuity - tip
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
assail - assault
prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
supple - flexible; limber; pliant