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vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
levitate - rise and float in the air (especially by magical means); CF. light
distrait - absentminded; distracted
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water