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fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
mollify - soothe an angry person
commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)