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penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
mauve - pale purple
quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber