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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
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
advent - arrival
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious