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jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
surpass - exceed
entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
astronomical - enormously large or extensive
gratis - free; without charge; ADJ.
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column