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palpable - tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer