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nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
nefarious - very wicked
sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
debutante - young woman making formal entrance into society
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain