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luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
unintimating - unfrightening
truism - self-evident truth
rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
prognosticate - predict (according to present indications)
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
dazzle - make blind with a sudden intense light; amaze; fill with wonder