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crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
deleterious - harmful
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly