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belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress