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felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
panoramic - denoting an unobstructed and comprehensive view; N. panorama: unbroken view of a wide area
geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
gaffe - social blunder
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber