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::: pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
::: braggart - boaster; bragger
::: gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
::: proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
::: confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
::: ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
::: enervate - weaken; take away energy from
::: advert - refer
::: diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
::: subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement