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gusty - windy
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
eulogistic - praising; full of eulogy
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
bode - foreshadow; portend
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
verdant - green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean