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plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing