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embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
languish - lose animation or strength
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship