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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
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
wanderlust - strong longing to travel
corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
uniformity - sameness; monotony; ADJ. uniform: the same all over
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
jocund - merry
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person