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abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.