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pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
invective - abuse
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception