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incisive - (appreciatively) cutting; sharp; Ex. incisive remarks; V. incise: make a cut into
perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
objective - not influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil