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placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
premonition - forewarning; presentiment; foreboding
agog - highly excited; intensely curious
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
emanate - issue forth; come out
extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)