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cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote