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cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
underlying - lying below; fundamental
sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
desiccate - dry up
panoramic - denoting an unobstructed and comprehensive view; N. panorama: unbroken view of a wide area
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
vex - annoy; distress