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::: bilk - swindle; cheat
::: omnipotent - all-powerful; having unlimited power
::: cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
::: sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
::: permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
::: ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
::: provisional - tentative; temporary
::: haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb