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preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
gyroscope - apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.
ambulatory - able to walk
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)