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astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
shrewd - clever; astute
stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect
orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate