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opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
bolster - support; reinforce
brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)