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exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
conscientious - scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow