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imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
breadth - width; extent
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)