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definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
scorch - sear; N.
verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
atypical - not normal; not typical
sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity