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glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
revile - attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument