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allure
n. the power to attract or charm.
antiquity
n. 1. the ancient world, especially before the Middle Ages.
2. the quality of great age
antiquities- n. valuable objects from ancient times.
appraise
v. 1. to estimate the value of
2. to form a judgement of; to evaluate.
cleave
v. 1. to cling to or be faithful to.
2. to split w/ force or a sharp instrument.
depreciate
v. 1. to make or become less in value.
2. to represent as of little value; belittle.
facet
n. 1. Any of the many small, flat surfaces on a precious stone made by cutting.
2. One of many sides or aspects of something.
facsimile
n. an exact copy.
impervious
adj. 1. incapable of being penetrated.
2. not affected or disturbed by.
nondescript
adj. Hard to describe because of a lack of qualities or features.
quandary
n. a state of being in doubt about what to do.
repose
v. 1. to lie at rest.
2. to place (power etc.) in some person or group.
n. a state of rest or relaxation.
scintillate
v. 1. to flash or sparkle.
2. to be lively and witty.
scrutinize
v. to examine with great care.

scrutiny- n. close examination.
synthetic
adj. not naturally produced; made by artificial proccesses.
transmute
v. to change the form or appearance of.