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isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
apparition - ghost; phantom
cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
knoll - little round hill; hillock