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shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
bolster - support; reinforce
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
indigent - poor; destitute
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional