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exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
amiable - agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly
obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop