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incarnate - endowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise