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::: gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
::: apotheosis - elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something
::: cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
::: periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
::: sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
::: alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
::: buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
::: aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
::: compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
::: pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic