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maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity