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captious - faultfinding; too critical
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
indigence - poverty
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand