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::: assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
::: crinkle - wrinkle
::: dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
::: devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
::: flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
::: animated - lively; spirited
::: monochromatic - having only one color
::: dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
::: flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
::: requiem - mass for the dead; dirge