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gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
indolent - lazy
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
chortle - chuckle with delight; N.
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
indite - write; compose
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
demented - insane