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fathomless - too deep to be measured or understood; unfathomable
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
disgruntle - make discontented
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
deplete - reduce; exhaust
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands