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gratuity - tip
martial - warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
plumage - feathers of a bird;
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint