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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
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
meager - scanty; inadequate
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
incarnation - act of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
adamant - hard; inflexible
capsize - (of a boat) turn over