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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
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
soluble - able to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious