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facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
feature - distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem