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despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
underlying - lying below; fundamental
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
magniloquent - boastful; pompous
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd