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flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
diadem - crown
indict - charge; N. indictment
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.