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APOCRYPHAL
of doubtful authorship or authenticity.
BEHEMOTH
any creature or thing of monstrous size or power:
CHERUBIC
a beautiful or innocent person, esp. a child.
CYNIC
a person who believes that only selfishness motivates human actions and who disbelieves in or minimizes selfless acts or disinterested points of view.
GARGANTUAN
gigantic; enormous; colossal
HACKNEYED
made commonplace or trite; stale; banal
MASOCHIST
Psychiatry. the condition in which sexual gratification depends on suffering, physical pain, and humiliation. The tendency to find pleasure in self-denial.
PARIAH
an outcast; any person or animal that is generally despised or avoided.
POSH
sumptuously furnished or appointed; luxurious:
QUIXOTIC
extravagantly chivalrous or romantic; visionary, impractical, or impracticable.
SERAPHIC
of, like, or befitting a seraph.
STOIC
a member or adherent of the Stoic school of philosophy.
UTOPIA
an ideal place or state.
MAUDLIN
tearfully or weakly emotional; foolishly sentimental: a maudlin story of a little orphan and her lost dog.
OSTRACISM
exclusion, by general consent, from social acceptance, privileges, friendship, etc.