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abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
desiccate - dry up
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.