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canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
munificent - very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat