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cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
shrewd - clever; astute
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
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
saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress