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archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
empirical - based on experience
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
renegade - deserter; traitor; ADJ.
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)