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acrophobia - fear of heights
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
regatta - boat or yacht race
discombobulated - discomposed; confused
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
demoniac - (demoniacal) fiendish; cruel; N. demon: evil supernatural being; devil
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
impious - irreverent