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impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
bewitch - cast a spell over; captivate completely
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
abrogate - abolish
artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice