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delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
attenuate - make thin; weaken
celerity - speed; rapidity
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
abash - embarrass
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
limpid - crystal clear
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock