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minatory - menacing; threatening
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
allege - state without proof
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.