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corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
apprehensive - fearful; discerning
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
buffoon - stupid person; clown
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid