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gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
mimicry - imitation
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
clavicle - collarbone
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea