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confound - confuse; puzzle
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue