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acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
underlying - lying below; fundamental
germinate - cause to sprout; sprout
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints