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paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
arbitrary - unreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler
statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
gorge - stuff oneself (with food); glut; CF. gorgeous: dazzlingly beautiful
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
paramour - illicit lover