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scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
anomaly - irregularity
distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
rampart - defensive mound of earth