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ossify

change or harden into bone

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pedagogue

a teacher; one devoted to stufy

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pigment

coloring matter

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preceptor

teacher, principal of a school, instructor

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promiscuous

mixed indiscriminately; haphazard; irregular, particularly sexually

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quasi

to a degree but not completely; resembling but not being

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recondite

profound, hard to understand; over one's head

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repugnant

loathsome; hateful

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sacrilegious

desecrating; profane

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shackle

chain; fetter

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squalor

filth; degradation; dirty, neglected state

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subtlety

perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy

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temperance

moderation or self-restraint; self-control

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transgression

violation of a law; sin

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unkempt

uncared for; neglected; disheveled; messy

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vilify

slander

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zeitgeist

the spirit of the age; trend of a particular period

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abhor

detest; hate

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alloy

mix; make less pure

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archetype

prototype; primitive pattern