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luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
cohere - stick together