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paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
beneficent - kindly; doing good
withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
nexus - connection
osseous - made of bone; bony
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.