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gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
refulgent - effulgent; brilliant; brightly shining; gleaming; Ex. refulgent moon
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
omnipotent - all-powerful; having unlimited power
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.