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luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty