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singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
mishap - unfortunate accident
antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition
engross - occupy fully; absorb
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque