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knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
lineage - descent; ancestry
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
abhor - detest; hate
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.