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pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
internecine - mutually destructive
bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened