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::: penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
::: whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
::: nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
::: centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
::: uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
::: earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
::: ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
::: rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
::: finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
::: lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line