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scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
conduit - aqueduct; passageway for fluids
overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
conflagration - great fire
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning