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::: fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
::: intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
::: demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
::: assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
::: glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
::: obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
::: arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
::: prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
::: burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon