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elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter