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scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
intangible - not able to be perceived by touch; vague
credulity - belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivet\'e; ADJ. credulous
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
analgesia - condition of being unable to feel pain
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize