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zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
confound - confuse; puzzle