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clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
mirth - merriment; laughter
amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
maudlin - effusively sentimental
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course