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beatitude - blessedness; state of great happiness
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
captious - faultfinding; too critical
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
astral - relating to the stars
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually