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revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
charisma - divine gift; great popular charm or appeal; magnetism
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage