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carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
residue - remainder; balance
ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion