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dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
pendulous - hanging; suspended
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
juggernaut - irresistible crushing force; overwhelming advancing force that crushes everything in its path
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
comestible - something fit to be eaten
antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard