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ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
regeneration - spiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
immobility - state of being immovable
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
overweening - arrogant; presumptuous