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solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
pandemonium - wild tumult(commotion); wild noisy disorder; CF. Paradise Lost
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to