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painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
incident - event; event that causes a crisis
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
manacle - restrain; handcuff; N.
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite