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pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
longevity - long life; long duration
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that