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limpid - crystal clear
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
executioner - person administering capital punishment
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat