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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
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
aversion - firm dislike
incline - slope; slant; Ex. steep incline
stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
emasculate - weaken; castrate
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love