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amenities - convenient features that helps to make life pleasant; social courtesies
determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
obsidian - black volcanic rock
protrude - stick out; jut; project; Ex. protruding teeth
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word