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conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy
vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
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
trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous