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convex - curving outward
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
unanimity - complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
bombastic - pompous; using inflated language