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rummage - ransack; thoroughly search
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint