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Platitude
(n) a commonplace remark, especially one told solemnly, as if it was new
Nihilism
(n) the total rejection of religious or moral beliefs systems
Incense
(v) to enrage
Relish
(n) great enjoyment of food or other things; (v) to greatly enjoy
Emboss
(v) to decorate with a raised design
Satchel
(n) a small bag for carrying light articles, sometimes worn over the shoulder
Atheist
(n) a person who does not believe in god or gods
Prosthetics
(adj) the branch of medicine concerned with the replacement of body parts with artificial devices
Charlatan
(n) a person who falsely claims to be an expert, especially in medicine
Misanthrope
(n) one who greatly dislikes human beings
Abash
(v) to embarrass; to confound
Valise
(n) a small suitcase
Sty
(n) an inflamed swelling on the edge of the eyelid
Philosophy
(n) the search, by logical reasoning, for the basic truths about life, the universe, and the human condition
Adrenalin
(n) a hormone secreted by the adrenal glands which stimulates the nervous system
Pilfer
(v) to steal small items or in small quantities
Pestiferous
(adj) troublesome
Remedial
(adj) providing a remedy for disease or deficiency
Supercilious
(adj) with an air of superiority, haughty and scornful
Faux Pas
(n) an embarrassing blunder