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encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
adore - love deeply and respect highly
rotund - (of a person) fat and round
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)