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crave - desire; want intensely
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
philology - study of language or words