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breadth - width; extent
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
saline - salty
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
practicable - feasible
eulogistic - praising; full of eulogy
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
efface - rub out; remove the surface of