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imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
incarnation - act of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
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
creed - system of religious or ethical belief
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent