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prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
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
deranged - insane
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)