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riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
dogmatic - opinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
deign - condescend; stoop
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done