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shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
precise - exact
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
apposite - appropriate; fitting
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
indite - write; compose
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory