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quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
frail - weak; N. frailty
disgruntle - make discontented
juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
curtail - shorten; reduce
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate