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culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy