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scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
residue - remainder; balance
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
edifice - building (of imposing size)
breed - produce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant