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adroit - skillful (in using mind or hand)
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
progenitor - ancestor
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)