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paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
crevice - crack; fissure
palette - board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
missile - object to be thrown or projected
maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love