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aegis - shield; protection; defense
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
attenuate - make thin; weaken
synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish