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smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
replete - fully filled; filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied; Ex. report replete with errors
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune