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quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
advert - refer
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
grotto - small cavern
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
lexicon - dictionary
sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter