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taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
concur - agree; coincide; happen at the same time
rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
antiquated - obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
prototype - original work used as a model by others