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desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
validate - make valid; confirm; ratify
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom