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incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
vying - contending; CF. vie
charisma - divine gift; great popular charm or appeal; magnetism
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies