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plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
archives - public records; place where public records are kept
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive