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::: fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
::: egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
::: cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
::: marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
::: acrophobia - fear of heights
::: pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
::: lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
::: chronic - long established as a disease
::: perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
::: actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics