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::: gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
::: clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
::: insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
::: cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
::: dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
::: viscid - adhesive; gluey
::: berate - scold strongly
::: assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
::: transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
::: deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity