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emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
aptitude - fitness; talent
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite