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apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
cloister - monastery or convent
deranged - insane
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
enliven - make lively or spirited; animate