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pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
ramify - branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
philology - study of language or words
nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity