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amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
dissonance - discord
engender - cause; produce; give rise to