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plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
inclusive - tending to include all; all-inclusive; Ex. inclusive charge
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
cloister - monastery or convent
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction