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plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
voluminous - having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound