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engaging - charming; attractive
obsidian - black volcanic rock
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
aspirant - seeker after position or status