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refraction - bending of a ray of light
misgivings - doubts
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
fashion - give shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.