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lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence
magistrate - official with power to administer the law
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
traverse - go through or across
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
brackish - somewhat saline