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lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
befuddle - confuse thoroughly
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.