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rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
certitude - certainty
gaffe - social blunder
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
avuncular - of or like an uncle
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster