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solemnity - seriousness; gravity
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg