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vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
promontory - headland