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nexus - connection
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
foresight - ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
unanimity - complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market