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luminous
clear, enlightening, bright
estuary
water passage
ascetic
self denial as a measure of self-discipline
pacifically
Pacific Ocean
diaphsnous
fineness of texture - see through
august
marked my majestic dignity
sedentary
settled, permanently attached
tentative
hesitant, uncertain
sepulchre
place of burial, tomb
placidity
complacent, calm
joviality
jolly, good humored
enigma
hard to understand and explain
lugubrious
mournful
declivity
a descendign slope
tumult
commotion, riot
verandah
roofed poarch
supercilliousness
proud / haughty
indefatigable
can't be fatigued
conflagration
fire, war
servile
befitting a slave of menial position
audacity
boldness
heralded
greet with enthusiasm
reverberating
reflect echo
circumvent
get around by stratagem
intrepidity
fearlessness, fortitude
malevolently
productive evil or harm
farcical
absurd
inexplicable
can't be explained, interpreted, or accounted fo
perdition
utter destruction, hell
traversed
go against or act in opposition
evanescent
tending to vanish like vapor
disparagingly
to lower in rank or position
pulsating
vibrate
innate
native
peroration
a highly rhetorical speech
altruistic
unselfish reguard or devotion to the welfare of others
benevolence
an act of kindness
brusque
short & abrupt
apparation
an unusual sight
voracious
having a huge appetite
perceptible
capable of being perceived by the senses
fecund
intellectually productive or inventive to a marked degree
precarious
dependent on certain premises
exultation
the state of being exalted
inexorable
relentless
obsequiously
marked my a fawning attentiveness
noxious
physically harmful
tepid
lukewarm
sarcophagus
a stone coffin
guileless
innocent, naive