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bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
aptitude - fitness; talent
polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
potent - powerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston