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glib - fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick
suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
vibrant - full of vigor or energy; vibrating
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds