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perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip