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::: attire - clothe; N: clothing; array; apparel
::: incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
::: agape - openmouthed
::: narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
::: affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
::: jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
::: mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
::: humid - damp; N. humidity
::: pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
::: brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish