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cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
extol - praise very highly; glorify
exchequer - treasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
distend - expand; swell out