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glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
precursor - forerunner; predecessor
diadem - crown
vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
arbitrary - unreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler
gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst