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::: horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
::: marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
::: glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
::: subsequent - following in time or order; later
::: timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage
::: dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
::: lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
::: plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
::: sedulous - diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
::: homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to