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flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
primordial - existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
monotheism - belief in one God