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bedizen - dress with vulgar finery
sacrosanct - invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art