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::: lackluster - lacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
::: hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
::: embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
::: emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
::: truism - self-evident truth
::: coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
::: vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
::: serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
::: defalcate - embezzle
::: sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life