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lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous