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heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
unfeigned - genuine; real
gregarious - sociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
unearthly - not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly