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::: elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
::: tenet - doctrine; dogma
::: allure - entice; attract; tempt
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
::: abscond - depart secretly and hide
::: carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
::: hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
::: earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
::: miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts