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extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
ensue - follow (as a result)
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool
rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove