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waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
onus - burden; responsibility
unearthly - not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly
quietude - tranquillity; calmness
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable