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exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon