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Word: shimmer

Definition: shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.


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::: colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
::: delta - flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river
::: selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
::: levitate - rise and float in the air (especially by magical means); CF. light
::: begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
::: sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
::: poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
::: ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
::: prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
::: imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable