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swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
edifice - building (of imposing size)
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness