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::: maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
::: epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
::: flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
::: idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
::: luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
::: vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
::: acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
::: deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
::: calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
::: aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified