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::: surmount - overcome
::: dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
::: mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
::: disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
::: unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
::: implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
::: dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
::: snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
::: cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
::: palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)