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::: maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
::: gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
::: generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
::: milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
::: dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
::: plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
::: predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
::: reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
::: mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
::: palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste