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stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
celerity - speed; rapidity
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
wrinkle - small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.
implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event