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headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
deft - neat; skillful
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
actuary - someone who advises insurance companies