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practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
fancied - imagined; unreal
alchemy - medieval chemistry
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes