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aloft - upward; high up in the air
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
vying - contending; CF. vie
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate