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vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
reverend - deserving reverence; N: priest
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)