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brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
acrophobia - fear of heights
pretext - excuse
concomitant - that which accompanies; Ex. Deafnes is a frequent concommitant of old age; ADJ: existing or happening together with something else
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
plumber - one who installs and repairs pipes and plumbing(pipes)