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pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
nebula - diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words