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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
boisterous - violent; rough; noisy
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)