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excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
inerrancy - infallibility
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state