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neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
seine - seine net; net for catching fish
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
rejuvenate - make young again
wary - very cautious; watchful
mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part