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abominate - loathe; hate
internecine - mutually destructive
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots
abate - subside or moderate
flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy