1. adroit
    adj. Having skill in the use of the bodily or mental powers.
  2. amicable
    (adj.): peaceable, friendly
  3. averse
    (adj.): having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
  4. belligerent
    (adj.): given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive; (n): one at war, one engaged in war
  5. benevolent
    (adj.): kindly, charitable
  6. cursory
    (adj.): hasty, not thorough
  7. duplicity
    (n): treachery, deceitfulness
  8. extol
    (v): to praise extravagantly
  9. feasible
    (adj.): possible, able to be done
  10. grimace
    (n): a wry face, facial distortion; (v): to make a wry face
  11. holocaust
    (n): a large-scale destruction, especially by fire; a vast slaughter; a burnt offering
  12. impervious
    (adj.): not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance
  13. impetus
    (n): a moving force, impulse, stimulus
  14. jeopardy
    (n): danger
  15. meticulous
    (adj) - extremely careful about small details. syn: careful, wary. ant: careless, sloppy.
  16. nostalgia
    (n): a longing for something past; homesickness
  17. quintessence
    (n): the purest essence or form of something; the most typical example
  18. retrogress
    (v): to move backward; to return to an earlier condition
  19. scrutinize
    (v): to examine closely
  20. tepid
    (adj): lukewarm; unenthusiastic, marked by an absence or interest
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Vocabulary workshop level e lesson 2