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eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
bequeath - leave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest
symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
pulmonary - pertaining to the lungs
compute - reckon; calculate
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes