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sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
injurious - harmful; causing injury
subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
denigrate - blacken; defame
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous