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optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
demerit - fault; bad quality
fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
bliss - complete happiness; ADJ. blissful
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock