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reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
natation - swimming
advert - refer
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
enclave - territory enclosed within an alien land
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature