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nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
compilation - listing of information in tabular or book form; compiling
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale