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paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots
provisional - tentative; temporary
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
penitent - repentant; N.