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::: varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
::: incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
::: evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
::: check - stop motion; curb or restrain
::: emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
::: comprise - include; consist of
::: connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
::: quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
::: rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
::: makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter