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luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak