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dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
adamant - hard; inflexible
dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)