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abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
disinclination - unwillingness
obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)
eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt