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singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
objective - not influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.