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incarnate - endowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around