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brocade - rich, figured(patterned) fabric
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.