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philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
viper - poisonous snake