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delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
manifesto - public declaration of principles; statement of policy
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
blithe - (blithesome) gay; joyous
heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime