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provisional - tentative; temporary
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
abash - embarrass
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth