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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
plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
itinerary - plan of a trip; record of a trip
disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
emasculate - weaken; castrate
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat