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solace - comfort in sorrow or trouble; consolation; V: comfort or console in time of sorrow or trouble
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
audit - examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars