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adore - love deeply and respect highly
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
overthrow - topple; N.
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
ambrosia - food of the gods
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful