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traverse - go through or across
appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
superimpose - place over something else
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)