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gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
artifacts - object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts
championship - position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst