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cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
incarnate - endowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody