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caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation