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empirical - based on experience
monotheism - belief in one God
betroth - become engaged to marry
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
aloft - upward; high up in the air
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
cornice - projecting molding on building (usually above columns or pillars); ó
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent