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plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
enhance - increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
terrestrial - on or relating to the earth
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
venerate - revere; treat with great respect
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
censorious - severely critical