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derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
accede - agree
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
domineer - rule over tyrannically
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani