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momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
celerity - speed; rapidity
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
levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
rile - irritate; vex; muddy