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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
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
aromatic - fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry