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incapable of being percieved by the sense of touch
intangible
domineering in a haughty manner, dictorial
imperious
unusual or extreme paleness
pallor
decitfulness in speech or conduct; speaking or acting in two different ways concerning the same matter with intent to decieve
duplicity
a particular period of time marked by distinctive features, events
epoch
liable or subject to change or alteration
mutability
ireverent, profane
blasphemous
brief, foreful and meaningful in expression
pithy
to trade by exchange of commodities rather than by the use of money
barter
causing laughter because of absurdity
ludicrous
to repay; remunerate, reward as for service, aid, etc
recompense
to drink a beverage esp. an intoxicating one copiously with hearty enjoyment
quaff
to give off bubbles of gas, as fermenting liquors
effervescence
gaiety or jollity, esp. when accompanied by laughter
mirth
succeeding or future generations collectively
posterity
nearness in place, time, order, occurence, or relation
proximity
deviating from the usual or proper course in conduct or opinion
erratic
to move with a sinuous or wavelike motion
undulating
boldness or daring, esp. with confident or arrogant disregard for personal safety, conventional thought, or other restrictions
audacity
an intricate combination of paths or passages in which it is difficult to find one's way or to reach the exit
labyrinith
the quality or power in an actual life experience or in literature, msuic, speech, or other forms of expression, of evoking a feeling of pity or compassion
pathos
not lasting, enduring, permanant, or eternal
transitory
high in station, rank, or repute
eminent
to indicate or make known indirectly, hint, imply, suggest
intimations
a short allegorical story designed to illustrate or teach some truth
parable
a natural, basic, or habitual repugnance; aversion
antipathy