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wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk