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accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
pliant - flexible; easily influenced
cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility