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acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point
remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
prong - pointed projecting part
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')