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secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
entity - real being
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
ventral - abdominal
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
magniloquent - boastful; pompous
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.