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meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
munificent - very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)