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::: supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
::: brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
::: graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
::: modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
::: contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
::: wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
::: bewitch - cast a spell over; captivate completely
::: luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
::: eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
::: authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father