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exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict