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nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
bolster - support; reinforce
bookish - fond of books and reading
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition