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palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
disseminate - distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.