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luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
germinate - cause to sprout; sprout
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)