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underscore - underline; emphasize
presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
acknowledge - recognize; admit
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport