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luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
arraign - charge in court; indict
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent