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optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
clandestine - secret
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
plumber - one who installs and repairs pipes and plumbing(pipes)
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity