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luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
forward - presumptuous or bold
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
corroborate - confirm; support; strengthen