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climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
cartographer - map-maker
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
charisma - divine gift; great popular charm or appeal; magnetism
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience