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wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
animated - lively; spirited
universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
beeline - direct quick route
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
valor - bravery; ADJ. valiant: possessing valor; brave
truism - self-evident truth
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity