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sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession
impotent - weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
deign - condescend; stoop
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
girth - distance around something; circumference