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lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
antecede - precede
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
invert - turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah