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epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
insuperable - insurmountable; unbeatable; Ex. insuperable difficulties
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society