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sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
jibe - agree; be in harmony with; gibe
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
ebullient - showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling
interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats