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interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
afterlife - life after death; later part of one's life
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish