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postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
knoll - little round hill; hillock
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
crave - desire; want intensely
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity