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pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
dappled - spotted
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
aberrant - abnormal or deviant
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
sonorous - resonant; producing a full deep sound; producing sound