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lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
asinine - stupid; Ex. asinine remarks
constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
resurrect - revive
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs