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assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
humdrum - dull; monotonous
girth - distance around something; circumference
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
abysmal - bottomless
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate