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flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
aberrant - abnormal or deviant
badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
defection - desertion
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet