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glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
vicar - parish priest; representative
magniloquent - boastful; pompous
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens