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infantile - childish; infantlike
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
consternation - great shock; dismay
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
crone - hag; ugly old woman
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief