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nugatory - worthless; futile
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader
limpid - crystal clear
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
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination