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optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
congeal - freeze; coagulate
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
monogram - design composed of one or more initials of a name; V.