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solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
berserk - mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent