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glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
accost - approach and speak first to a person
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
bookish - fond of books and reading
appellation - name; title
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China