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impenitent - not repentant
rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction