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caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
fallible - liable to err
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
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
endue - provide with some quality; endow
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap