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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
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
incorporeal - without a material body; insubstantial
disparage - belittle
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate