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::: luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
::: hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
::: subjugate - conquer; bring under control
::: truncate - cut the top off; shorten
::: groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
::: derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
::: ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
::: penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
::: carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
::: benediction - blessing