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selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
beatific - giving or showing bliss; blissful
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
expiate - make amends for (a sin)
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen