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sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
incorporeal - without a material body; insubstantial
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
aversion - firm dislike
potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth