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paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
nourishment - something that nourishes; food
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
practicable - feasible
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
insurgent - rebellious; N.