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intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
migratory - wandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another
adage - wise saying; proverb