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intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
saline - salty
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
incarnation - act of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties