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plumber - one who installs and repairs pipes and plumbing(pipes)
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
adherent - supporter; follower
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward