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delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
onerous - burdensome
sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
promontory - headland
cartographer - map-maker
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
frigid - intensely cold; cold in manner; Ex. frigid zone