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aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
impalpable - imperceptible(not easily understood); intangible; OP. palpable: tangible; easily perceptible
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous