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juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
apparition - ghost; phantom
incarnation - act of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate