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charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
graphic - pertaining to the art of delineating; vividly described
schematic - of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots