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dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor