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ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
scanty - meager; insufficient
buffoon - stupid person; clown
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason