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shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty