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acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
sluggard - lazy person
mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
erudite - (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition