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aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
enunciate - announce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars