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::: brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
::: gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
::: dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
::: natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
::: amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
::: misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
::: pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
::: invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
::: forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
::: foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents