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lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
comprise - include; consist of
inebriated - habitually intoxicated; drunk; N. inebriety
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
chuckle - laugh quietly
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
incident - event; event that causes a crisis
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage