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luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
corrugated - wrinkled; ridged
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement