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gaudy - flashy; showy
beatific - giving or showing bliss; blissful
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
pretext - excuse
significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
infantile - childish; infantlike
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation