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nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
spatial - relating to space
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen