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arcane

secret, mysterious

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artifacts

simple objects showing human workmanship

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atone

to make amends

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callow

immature, inexperienced

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clamor

loud noise or shouting

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countenance

to condone or to give approval

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dilettante

an aimless and superficial follower of the arts, a dabbler

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foreboding

premonition of evil, an ominous omen

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hack

one who forfeits professional integrity in exchange for money or reward

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impede

to interfere with or to obstruct the progress

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indubitable

not open to question or doubt

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invective

critical or abusive language; violent abuse

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philanthropist

one who tried to do good for mankind; lover of mankind

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precursor

something that comes before, forerunner

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relish

to take great pleasure or delight in

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rhetoric

the art of using words effectively in speaking or writing; inflated language

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rigor

strictness, severity

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somnambulist

a sleepwalker

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stymie

a block, to present an obstacle

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tepid

moderately warm; lacking in passion, force, or animation

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unkempt

disheveled in appearance

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vacuous

lacking content; marked by lack of intelligence

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variegated

changed in appearance by using or applying different colors

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vehement

forcefully expressing emotion or conviction

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zealot

one who embraces a cause and supports it with vigor

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