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runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
preeminent - outstanding; superior
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
lackadaisical - lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
incarcerate - imprison
cadaver - corpse; dead human body