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opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
promontory - headland
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
exonerate - acquit; exculpate; free from blame or guilt
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
efface - rub out; remove the surface of
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated