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pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler