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glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
browbeat - bully; intimidate
trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
vendor - seller
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination