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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
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
rendezvous - meeting place; meeting at a set time or place; V.
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent