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improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will