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philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
bedizen - dress with vulgar finery
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
lascivious - lustful
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle