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shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question
denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
impenitent - not repentant
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone