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consternation - great shock; dismay
sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
inestimable - impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth
caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch