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::: orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
::: caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
::: gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
::: acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
::: nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
::: scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
::: oblivious - inattentive or unmindful; unaware; wholly absorbed; forgetful(having the habit of forgetting)
::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: forsake - desert; abandon; renounce
::: occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.