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supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
scenario - plot outline; screenplay(script for a movie); opera libretto; outline of possible future events
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale