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abut - border upon; adjoin
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
terrestrial - on or relating to the earth
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future