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glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
belittle - disparage; depreciate
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
invective - abuse
methodical - systematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure