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avalanche - great mass of falling snow and ice
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
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
nebula - diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
consonant - harmonious; in agreement; N.
advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump