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cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
authenticate - prove genuine
foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities