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spatula - broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point
adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
obsidian - black volcanic rock