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shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
clandestine - secret
consummate - complete; V.
blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
biennial - every two years
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence