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totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
gaffe - social blunder
impregnate - make pregnant; fill thoroughly; saturate
solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing