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subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
abrogate - abolish
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning