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insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape