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onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
incarnate - endowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody
agenda - items of business at a meeting
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
primate - group of mammals including humans
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight