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::: idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
::: intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
::: aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
::: somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
::: malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
::: temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
::: abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
::: quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
::: reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
::: erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect