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sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
inception - start; beginning
opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
veracious - (of a person) truthful
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)