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infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid