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intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
imminent - impending; near at hand
trickster - person who cheats people
fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food