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cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
ventral - abdominal
bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
subjugate - conquer; bring under control
salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.