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welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
subaltern - subordinate
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate