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gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
monotheism - belief in one God
guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.