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stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
wastrel - waster; profligate
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point
preeminent - outstanding; superior