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fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
oblivious - inattentive or unmindful; unaware; wholly absorbed; forgetful(having the habit of forgetting)
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)