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pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch
stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
limpid - crystal clear
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
levitate - rise and float in the air (especially by magical means); CF. light