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rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
dishearten - discourage
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome