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exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
cartographer - map-maker
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
discombobulated - discomposed; confused
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon