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palpable - tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
agape - openmouthed
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable