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bearing - deportment; connection
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
incessant - uninterrupted; unceasing
afterlife - life after death; later part of one's life
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky