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hummock - small hill; hillock
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
viand - food; CF. live
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
misgivings - doubts
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears