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lucent

adj
shining; luminous

permitting light to pass through
Lucid

adj
clearly expressed; easy to understand

logical rational; sane

lucidity-n
Elucidate

v
to make clear; to clarify

elucidation-n; elucidative-adj; elucidator-n
Pellucid

adj
very clear; allowing max amt of light to pass throug

very clear in meaning or style
luminary

n
an object (sun or moon) tht gives light

a person who is outstanding in a particular field
Luminescence

n
light emitted by other means than burning (biochemical rxn; radiation)

luminescence-v; luminescent-adj
Muster

v
to assemble people; especially troops for a specific purpose

to gather; to summon
Remonstrate

v
to speak in protest or disapproval

remonstration-n; remonstrative-adj; remonstrator-n
Umbrage

n
extreme offense; resentment
Adumbrate

v
to give a sketchy outline

to foreshadow indistinctly

adumbration-n
Denigrate

v
to speak derogatively of someone's character or reputation

denigration-n; denigrative-adj; denigrator-n
Necromancy

n
the art of predicting events by allegedly communicating with the dead

black magic, witchcraft, sorcery
Pall

n
a cover for a coffin or tomb

a coffin, especially w/body in it

anything that covers, darkens, mks gloomy

to become dull, tiresome, lifeless
Palliate

v
to make a situation especially offense; to mk excuse for something or someone

to mk less sever; to alleviate
Pallid

adj
deficient in color; abnormanlly pale complexion

lacking color; vitality or intrest; dull
Apocalypse

n
a prophetic disclosure especially concerning a universal cataclysm

any widespread destruction

last book of bibel [Revelation] contains prophesis abt the ultimate destruction of the world

apocalyptic-adj; apocalyptical-adj;
apocalypticism-n; apocalyptist-n
Apocryphal

adj
false; counterfiet; doubtful especially in authorship or authencity

apocrypha-n; apocrypha-n
Apoplexy

n
a strok; sudden loss of muscular control-result of rupture of blood vessel

apoplectic-adj
Apopstate

n
a person who forsakes his/her principle, religion, allegiances

apostasy-n; apostate-adj; apostatize-v
Castigate

v
to punish; to criticize severly

castigation-n; castigator-n; casitgatory-adj
Chasten

v
to seek to improve thru punishment; to discipline

chastened-adj; chastener-n
Occlusion

n
something that blocks; an obstrucction

occlude-v; occludent-adj; occlusive-adj
Recluse

n
someone who lives alone and avoids company; a hermit

reclusion-n; reclusive-adj
Clavier

n
a keyboard instrument
Conclave
a private, exclusive, secert mtg

conclavist-n
Enclave

n
a country entirely enclosed w/in the territory of another

a district or group isolate or enclosed w/in another

enclave-v
Diadem

n
a crown or headband worn as a sign of authority
Diatribe

n
an abusive criticism or attack
Diametrical

adj
relating to diameter

exactly or completely opposite
Diaspora

n
any group migration or flight from a country

the dispersion of jews from middle east
apo
away from
Claudo, claudere, clausi, clausum
to close
Castus

Castigo, castigare, castigavi, castigatum
pure, spotless

to punish, to correct, to restrain
Clavis
key
dia
through
Monstro, monstrare, monstravi, monstratum
to point out; to show
Umbra
shade, shadow
Luceo, lucere, luxi, luctum

lux, lucis
to shine

light
Lumen
light
niger
black

dark colored
pallo, Pallere, Pallui, Palletum
to be pale; to long for