utchen a-10 vocab

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  1. austere (adj)
    stern in manner or appearance; strict in morals.
  2. circumspect (adj)
    careful; prudent; aware of the circumstances.
  3. clairvoyant (adj)
    having exceptional insight.
  4. devoid (adj)
    entirely without; lacking.
  5. epitome (n)
    embodiment; the representative or expression an entire class or type.
  6. equanimity (n)
    evenness of temper.
  7. fiat (n)
    decree; pronouncement from someone in authority. (from the Latin “let it be done”)
  8. garner (v)
    gather and store away; to collect.
  9. persiflage (n)
    a frivolous and derisive manner of treating a subject; idle, good natured banter.
  10. perspicacity (n)
    shrewdness or astuteness.
  11. Philistine (adj)
    (of the people of ancient Philistia) smug, igno­rant; indifferent or antagonist to artistic and cultural values.
  12. renegade (n)
    traitor or rebel; outlaw.
  13. resilient (adj)
    getting back strength or spirits quickly; springing back into shape or position.
  14. tangential (adj)
    diverging or digressing; merely touching a subject, not dealing with it at length.
  15. vindictive (adj)
    revengeful; unforgiving; bitter; spiteful.

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