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plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
vendor - seller
transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
impute - attribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick