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whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point
cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
denigrate - blacken; defame
reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted