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peerless - having no equal; incomparable
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
abash - embarrass
rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
upshot - outcome; final result
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion