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diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
fertile - producing many young, fruits, or seeds; (of land) producing good crops; V. fertilize