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::: vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
::: acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
::: Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
::: shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
::: hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
::: wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
::: coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
::: charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
::: materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
::: muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise