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philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
objective - not influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic