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traverse - go through or across
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract