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perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
encircle - surround
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism