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menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height