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Perspicacious  (adjective)

  1. Quick in noticing, understanding, or judging things accurately:

Eg. His perspicacious grandfather had bought the land as an investment, guessing that there might be gold underground

2. Wise and sensible

Eg. I am most grateful for that helpful and perspicacious intervention

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Nidus

1. a nest or breeding place especially : a place or substance in an animal or plant where bacteria or other organisms lodge and multiply

2 .A place or situation in which something develops or is fostered.

Ex. 1. many models of society see the main nidus of struggle residing in the sphere of production’
2. A type of contact lens that proved to be a nidus of infection

 

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Grinch-

  1. One who spoils the pleasure of others

Ex. Only a grinch would complain about the movie’s silly plot

2. One who Steals Things-

Aidan: Hey Kelsey, why did you steal my shirt and my 10 bucks?

Kelsey: Because I’m a grinch.

Aidan: Yes, you are indeed a grinch.

3.Heartless

One who does not love babies is a grinch.

Origin:  the name of a character in the children’s story How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1957) by Dr Seuss.

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Assuage-

1.To lessen the intensity of something that pains or distress

Ex:The government has tried to assuage the public’s fears.
Nothing could assuage his guilt.
Stitha tried to assuage my fears.

2.To make an end

Ex. My physical hunger could be quite quickly assuaged, my mental starvation was a different matter.

3.To put to an end by satisfying

The development of new research directions might help to assuage the concerns of some commentators.

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Compendious

  1. concise and comprehensive

Ex:He wrote a compendious summary of that book

2.Short but complete including everything that is important

Ex:This is a compendious, judicious collection of poetry.

3.Large and including many different things

Ex:Her knowledge in this subject is compendious

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Frenetic-

1. Fast and energetic, but rather uncontrolled.

Eg:1. The frenetic pace of life in Mumbai.
2. The pace is so frenetic that interesting things get passed by too quickly.
3. Lower down the valley, the scene is less frenetic.
4. By early June the activity was frenetic.
5. How often in our frenetic world do we stop to look properly?
6. Who is to blame for this frenetic pace?
7. They were less exciting but also less frenetic.

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Vitiate –

1.To Make Faulty or Defective

Eg. The vitiate device installed in the vehicle caused the accident

2. To Debase in Moral and aesthetic Status

Eg. A mind vitiated by Prejudice .

3.To make ineffective : 

Eg. Fraud vitiates a contract

4.Polluted

Eg. Small-pox does not vitiate the blood of a people; this disease does.

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Mayhem-

1.A situation in which there is little or no order or control

Eg. The arrival of the film star caused mayhem as crowds  rushed towards him

2. Random or deliberate violence or damage.

Eg.The movie includes a considerable amount of violence and mayhem.

3. A state of rowdy disorder: 

Eg. A mob of young white males stormed the field, torching records and wreaking mayhem.

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Epitome :

  1. A person or thing that is typical of or possesses to a high degree the features of a whole class

Eg: He is the epitome of goodness.

2. A brief presentation of some thing

Eg: I really want to make movies about tangible,complicated love,and i think the epitome of of love is  family love.

3. A summary of written book

Eg: He gave me the epitome of that book

4. A brief or Miniature Form

Eg: It was the epitome of Kim Kardashian, and a fitting summation of the Year of Butt.