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sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
unexceptionable - entirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism
convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
ambrosia - food of the gods
ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound