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glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
exorcise - drive out evil spirits
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
crevice - crack; fissure