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encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
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
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
dank - damp; unpleasantly wet
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote