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epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
compulsive - resulting from compulsion
entreat - plead; ask earnestly