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caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird