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rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave