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fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
amnesia - loss of memory
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound