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brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
sporadic - occurring irregularly; intermittent
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive