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philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
ecstasy - rapture; very strong feeling of joy and happiness; any overpowering emotion; ADJ. ecstatic: causing or experiencing ecstasy
consonance - harmony; agreement
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
incorporate - introduce something into a larger whole; include; embody; give material form to; ADJ.
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
artifice - deception; trickery
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.