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poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
illimitable - infinite; limitless
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation