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genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
avalanche - great mass of falling snow and ice
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher