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criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
filch - steal (things of small value)
reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
squander - waste; spend foolishly
careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring