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submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
dearth - scarcity
eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)