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negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
alchemy - medieval chemistry
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
besiege - surround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually
bliss - complete happiness; ADJ. blissful
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate