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scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
dribble - flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze