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brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
pulsate - throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise