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chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
chaffing - bantering; joking
scorch - sear; N.
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable