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nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
wanderlust - strong longing to travel
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew