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exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
swindler - cheater
levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter