Wordly Wise 3000 Book 10 Lesson 18

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we spend our whole lives becoming ourselves, when we are born as no one else.

acoustic

relating to sound or hearing; the properties of an enclosed space that affect sound quality

assemblage

a collection or gathering of people or things, a fitting together of parts

august

inspiring great respect or admiration, noble

auspices

protection, support, or guidance, patronage

cavil

to criticize unimportant things, to quibble; a minor criticism

curator

a person in charge of an exhibition, an overseer of a museum or library collection

extant

still existing, not lost or destroyed

gamut

the entire range of something

ineffable

incapable of being expressed in words

melliflous

sweetly flowing, pleasant to the ear

mien

a person's manner, appearance, or expression, bearing

nonpareil

a person or thing without an equal; having no equal, superb

patina

a green film that forms on copper exposed to the elements; a beautiful surface finish, the result of age and proper care

rapt

fully absorbed, engrossed; filled with deep pleasure, enraptured

resuscitate

to revive from unconsciousness or apparent death, to revive or restore to health or vigor

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