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lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
nauseous - causing nausea; feeling nausea
inestimable - impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model
allure - entice; attract; tempt
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World