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linguistic - pertaining to language
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
abeyance - suspended action
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck