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anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
deplete - reduce; exhaust
exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages