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wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
panoramic - denoting an unobstructed and comprehensive view; N. panorama: unbroken view of a wide area
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
genesis - beginning; origin