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meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
atypical - not normal; not typical
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
repository - storehouse
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior