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anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
accost - approach and speak first to a person
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
overweening - arrogant; presumptuous