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paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
unique - without an equal; single in kind
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner