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::: apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
::: adversary - opponent; enemy
::: mishap - unfortunate accident
::: hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
::: grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
::: castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
::: scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
::: berserk - mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited
::: intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
::: spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth