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incarnate - endowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
vendor - seller
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.