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glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
immaculate - spotless; flawless; absolutely clean
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
asteroid - small planet
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
fluster - confuse; make nervous and confused; N.