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salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
throng - crowd (of people or things); V.
pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
humility - humbleness of spirit
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
perturb - disturb greatly
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course