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to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail; to represent pictorially.

V.
Delineate

De'lineate
to set apart as holy or scacred, sanctify, consecratel; to honor greatly, revere

V.
hallow
'hallow
to correct; to alter to serve a new or different purpose

V.
amend
e'mend
a fabrication of the mind ; an arbitrary notion

N.
figment

'figment
an abritray order or decree; a command or act of will or consciousness.

N.
fiat
'fiat
intended for or understood by only a select few, private, secret.

adj.
esoteric

eso'teric
sharpness ( particularly of the mind or senses)

N.
acuity

a 'cuity
to acquire as the result of effort; to gather and store away, as for future use.

V.
garner

'garner
fruitful in offspring or vegetation; intellectually productive.

ADJ
fecund

'fecund
to weaken, lessen the mental , moral, or physical vigor of , enfeeble, hamstring.

V.
enervate

'enervate
to weaken, lessen the mental , moral, or physical vigor of , enfeeble, hamstring.

V.
enervate

'enervate
brought to a state of evil and corruption, devoid of moral principles

adj
depraved

de ' praved
earthly, worldly, relating to practical and material affairs; concerned with what is ordinary

adj
mundane

mun 'dan
a strong attraction or inclination

n.
penchant

'penchant
present or existing somewhere

adj
ubiquitous

u 'biguitous
according to reputation or general belief; having widespread acceptance and good reputation

adj
reputed

re 'puted
a curse , expression of hatred and condemnation

n.
malediction

male 'diction
conceited, presumptous, excessive, immoderate

adj
overweening

over 'weening
reasoning that seems plausible but is actually unsound; a fallacy

n.
sophistry

'sophistry
a subtle or slight variation( as in color, meaning, quality), delicate gradation or shade of difference.

n.
nuance

'nuance
costly, rich, magnificent

adj
sumptuous

'sumptuous
shame and disgrace

n.
ignominy

'ignominy
a peculiarity that serves to distinguish or identify

n.
idiosyncrasy

idio 'syncrasy