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momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
dearth - scarcity
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
solace - comfort in sorrow or trouble; consolation; V: comfort or console in time of sorrow or trouble
impenitent - not repentant
disgruntle - make discontented
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer