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finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
methodical - systematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure
consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women