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noose - loop formed in a rope
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
quicksilver - mercury
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy