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fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
concise - brief and compact
careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
scorch - sear; N.