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unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
feasible - practical; able to be carried out; practicable
glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)