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::: intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
::: insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
::: patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
::: dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
::: palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
::: ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
::: misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
::: tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
::: spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
::: recline - lie down