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::: exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
::: retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
::: overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
::: pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
::: compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
::: bombastic - pompous; using inflated language
::: solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
::: perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
::: smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger