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relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
resonant - (of a sound) echoing; resounding(sounding loudly); deep and full in sound; producing resonance; Ex. resonant voice; N. resonance
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state