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sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
ambrosia - food of the gods
momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch