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carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance