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transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
cornice - projecting molding on building (usually above columns or pillars); ó
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
surmise - guess; N.
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)