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philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
hazardous - dangerous
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.