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glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
saunter - stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
jibe - agree; be in harmony with; gibe
crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)