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carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body
antiquity - quality of being very old; ancient times;
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
agog - highly excited; intensely curious
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth