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rotund - (of a person) fat and round
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room