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guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
abut - border upon; adjoin
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
refulgent - effulgent; brilliant; brightly shining; gleaming; Ex. refulgent moon
adorn - decorate
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia