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hackneyed - commonplace; trite
adroit - skillful (in using mind or hand)
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
annals - records arranged in yearly parts; history
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix