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::: incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
::: elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
::: swill - drink greedily
::: gnarled - twisted
::: dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
::: devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
::: recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
::: pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
::: fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
::: tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence