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metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
studious - given to diligent study
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
adroit - skillful (in using mind or hand)
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)