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tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm