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pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
quicksilver - mercury
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal