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incarnation - act of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
iota - very small quantity
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm