Word of the Day - luminary (n) 1. a person of prominence or...

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luminary (n) 1. a person of prominence or brilliant achievement 2. a body that gives light; especially: one of the celestial bodies assuage (v) to lessen the intensity of (something that pains or distresses); ease; appease solon (n) a member of a legislative body pundit (n) commentator; expert cabal (n) conspiracy, small group with secret plans philippic (n) a discourse or declamation full of bitter condemnation: tirade stymie (v) to present an obstacle to; stand in the way of vaunted (a) highly praised kitsch (n) something that appeals to popular but lowbrow taste and is often of poor quality inimical (a) being adverse often by reason of hostility or malevolence glean (v) to pick up after a reaper; to strip the leavings of reapers; to gather information bit by bit; find out poltergeist (n) a noisy usually mischievous ghost help to responsible for unexplained noises jaundiced (a) affected with or as if with a disease characteristic yellow pigmentation of the skin affected by bitterness, resentment, or envy pugnacious (a) eager or quick to argue, quarrel; belligerent emulate (v)
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course ENGLISH 4 taught by Professor Loomis during the Spring '07 term at Saint Mary's University Texas.

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Word of the Day - luminary (n) 1. a person of prominence or...

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