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rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
gratis - free; without charge; ADJ.
invert - turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of
claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness