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shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
vernal - pertaining to spring
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
imbue - saturate(soak thoroughly); fill; Ex. imbue someone with feelings
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person