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forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
throes - violent anguish
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation