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shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
dispirited - lacking in spirit
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.