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auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
entity - real being
unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold