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irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
patrimony - property inherited from a father
incarnate - endowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody