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sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
interloper - intruder; one who interferes
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
polarity - state of having two opposite qualities