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intangible
incapable of being perceived by the sense of touch, as incorporeal or immaterial things
imperious
domineering in a haughty manner; dictatorial; overbearing
pallor
unusual or extreme paleness, as from fear, ill health, or death; wanness
duplicity
deceitfulness in speech or conduct; speaking or acting in two different ways concerning the same matter with intent to deceive; double-dealing
epoch
a point of time distinguished by a particular event or state of affairs; a memorable date
mutability
the quality or state of being mutable or capable of mutation
blasphemous
irreverent; profane
pithy
brief, forceful, and meaningful in expression; full of vigor, substance, or meaning; terse; forcible
barter
to trade by exchange of commodities rather than by the use of money
ludicrous
causing laughter because of absurdity; provoking or deserving derision; ridiculous; laughable
recompense
compensation, as for an injury, wrong, etc
quaff
to drink a beverage, esp. an intoxicating one, copiously and with hearty enjoyment
effervescence
enthusiasm, excitement, liveliness, etc
mirth
amusement or laughter
posterity
succeeding or future generations collectively
proximity
nearness in place, time, order, occurrence, or relation
erratic
deviating from the usual or proper course in conduct or opinion; eccentric; queer
undulating
to move with a sinuous or wavelike motion; display a smooth rising-and-falling or side-to-side alternation of movement
audacity
boldness or daring, esp. with confident or arrogant disregard for personal safety, conventional thought, or other restrictions

effrontery or insolence; shameless boldness
labyrinth
an intricate combination of paths or passages in which it is difficult to find one's way or to reach the exit
pathos
pity
transitory
not lasting, enduring, permanent, or eternal
eminent
high in station, rank, or repute; prominent; distinguished
intimations
to indicate or make known indirectly; hint; imply; suggest
parable
a short allegorical story designed to illustrate or teach some truth, religious principle, or moral lesson
antipathy
an instinctive contrariety or opposition in feeling