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myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand
gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
evince - show clearly
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible