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vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
dank - damp; unpleasantly wet
apiarist - person who keeps bees
crinkle - wrinkle
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to