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::: bastard - illegitimate child
::: asteroid - small planet
::: sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
::: lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
::: illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
::: bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
::: discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
::: plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
::: fervid - ardent; zealous; hot