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::: glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
::: latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
::: presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
::: abut - border upon; adjoin
::: granulate - form into grains or granules; N. granule: grain or particle
::: beneficiary - person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
::: defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
::: rummage - ransack; thoroughly search
::: concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
::: aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence