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sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
brawl - noisy quarrel