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::: loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
::: confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
::: sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
::: glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
::: unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
::: falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
::: queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
::: conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
::: tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
::: terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer