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hereafter - life after death
transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
surmount - overcome
waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
assail - assault