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diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral