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embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
blandishment - flattery
subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)