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probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
exhale - breathe out; OP. inhale
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
cornice - projecting molding on building (usually above columns or pillars); ó
sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
unmitigated - (of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster