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criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
lucrative - profitable; producing wealth
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest