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torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
cohesion - tendency to keep together
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
abominate - loathe; hate