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glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
deranged - insane
emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
attire - clothe; N: clothing; array; apparel
raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer