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nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
rejuvenate - make young again
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal