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incarnate - endowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
correlation - mutual relationship
aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf