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probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
accost - approach and speak first to a person
executor - person designated to execute the terms of a will;
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
residue - remainder; balance
frail - weak; N. frailty