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buffoon - stupid person; clown
blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
empirical - based on experience
vulpine - like a fox; crafty
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.