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::: insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
::: shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
::: ensue - follow (as a result)
::: despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
::: incorrigible - uncorrectable
::: jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
::: stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
::: optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
::: obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village