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pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
sinister - evil; ominous
humility - humbleness of spirit
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)