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cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
viscid - adhesive; gluey
impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
partition - divide into parts
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report