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shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
pulsate - throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
potent - powerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential
wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent