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outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery