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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
::: morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
::: appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
::: succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
::: dearth - scarcity
::: pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
::: chaotic - in utter disorder
::: verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
::: avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
::: optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism