Part 1.

squabble
a quarrel about petty points
tutelage
teaching pupils individually
unstable
highly or violently reactive
vegetate
engage in passive relaxation
verbatim
using exactly the same words
vignette
a brief literary description

 

Part 2.

wizardry
exceptional creative ability
attrition
the act of rubbing together
credulity
tendency to believe readily
fortunate
having unexpected good luck
fractious
easily irritated or annoyed
guileless
innocent and free of deceit

 

Part 3.

hortatory
giving strong encouragement
impromptu
without advance preparation
lucrative
producing a sizeable profit
sagacious
acutely insightful and wise
skeptical
marked by or given to doubt
speculate
reflect deeply on a subject

 

Part 4.

apparition
a ghostly appearing figure
cadaverous
of or relating to a corpse
connivance
agreement on a secret plot
disjointed
lacking orderly continuity
juggernaut
a massive inexorable force
serpentine
resembling a snake in form

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2020-04-13